Mass Fractionation and Isotope Anomalies in Neon and Xenon

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The neon and xenon isotope anomalies observed in meteorites can be interpreted in terms of a mass fractionation, which is common for both elements. It is not necessary to assume the existence of large excesses of fission-type xenon in carbonaceous and gas-rich chondrites.

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KURODA, P., MANUEL, O. Mass Fractionation and Isotope Anomalies in Neon and Xenon. Nature 227, 1113–1116 (1970) doi:10.1038/2271113a0

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