The Sutter's Mill meteorite turns out to be a rare, carbon-rich type known as a carbonaceous chondrite.
What does CC stand for?
CC stands for Carbonaceous Chondrite (meteorites)
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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.
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.
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.
According to the study, Hoover sliced open fragments of several types of carbonaceous chondrite meteorites, which can contain relatively high levels of water and organic materials, and looked inside with a powerful microscope, Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy (FESEM of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics of the University of Oklahoma lake, could thrive on arsenic, adding a new element to what scientists have long considered the six building blocks of life.
It was however closer to that sometimes found in a type of meteorite known as a carbonaceous chondrite.