The study's authors knew the ratio for carbonaceous chondrites and reasoned that if they could compare that to an object that was known to crystallize while Earth was actively accreting then they could gauge when water appeared on Earth.
What does CC stand for?
CC stands for Carbonaceous Chondrite (meteorites)
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Washington, May 10 ( ANI ): Researchers from Brown and Case Western Reserve universities and Carnegie Institution of Washington have found that the water found on the moon, like that on Earth, came from small meteorites called carbonaceous chondrites in the first 100 million years or so after the solar system formed.
Hydrogen Isotopse in Lunar Volcanic Glasses and Melt Inclusions Reveal a Carbonaceous Chondrite Heritage.
Honorary mention goes to Matt Izawa from the University of Western Ontario, advised by Associate Professors Penelope King and Roberta Flemming on his research on "Investigation of the Tagish Lake Carbonaceous Chondrite Using X-ray Microdiffraction.
Meteorite hunters eventually recovered between 5 and 10 kilograms of a carbonaceous chondrite.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists have long believed that comets and, or a type of very primitive meteorite called carbonaceous chondrites were the sources of early Earth's volatile elements - which include hydrogen, nitrogen, and carbon - and possibly organic material, too.
Washington, July 13 ( ANI ): Comets and, or a type of very primitive meteorite called carbonaceous chondrites are believed to be the sources of early Earth's volatile elements-which include hydrogen, nitrogen, and carbon-and possibly organic material, too.
The Allende meteorite is the largest carbonaceous chondrite, a diverse class of primitive meteorites, ever found on our planet and is considered by many the best-studied meteorite in history.