Chondrules and their Origins
by Elbert A. King
Publisher: The Lunar and Planetary Institute 1983
Number of pages: 377
The origins of chondrules are fundamental problems of most stony meteorites and some planetary surface samples. The contents of this volume are designed to provide the reader with a broad overview of current ideas in this area of research. Both reviews and original research contributions are included.
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