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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP26 Sep 2020 2:13 p.m. PST

"Enstatite chondrites are space rocks forged from the nebula that formed the Solar System.

They are rare, making up only about 2% of known meteorites in collections. But their isotopic similarity to terrestrial rocks make them particularly compelling.

They have similar oxygen, titanium and calcium isotopes as Earth, and the new study showed that their hydrogen and nitrogen isotopes are similar to Earth's, too…"


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