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Primitive Low-energy Particle Irradiation of Meteoritic Crystals

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Observations of large track densities (109 cm−2) produced by iron-group nuclei at the surface of certain crystals and chondrules in the dark parts of gas-rich meteorites. An early solar origin of these particles is inferred.

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PELLAS, P., POUPEAU, G., LORIN, J. et al. Primitive Low-energy Particle Irradiation of Meteoritic Crystals. Nature 223, 272–274 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1038/223272a0

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