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New minerals discovered in lunar meteorites

New minerals discovered in lunar meteorites A European research team discovered a new high-pressure mineral in the lunar meteorite Oued Awlitis 001, named”Dornwell Heimsite” (CaAl4Si2O11). In addition to the approximately 382 kilograms of rock and soil collected by the Apollo and Moon missions, lunar meteorites can also give people valuable insights into the formation of the moon.

2020-11-09