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Patches of deposits containing unusual mafic minerals are observed in and around some large lunar impact craters. Numerical simulations suggest that in the slowest of these impacts, asteroidal material, alien to the Moon, could have survived.

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  • 2013-08-16
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1038/ngeo1840
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      1752-0894
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      1752-0908
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    Asphaug, E. (2013). Go and catch a falling star. Nature Geoscience, 6(6), 422-423. doi:10.1038/ngeo1840

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