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What does CC stand for?

CC stands for Carbonaceous Chondrite (meteorites)


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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.
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.
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.