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Fluorometric Examination of a Lunar Sample

Rho, Joon H. and Bauman, A. J. and Yen, T. F. and Bonner, James (1970) Fluorometric Examination of a Lunar Sample. Science, 167 (3918). pp. 754-755. ISSN 0036-8075. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150211-154703997

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Abstract

We have been unable to detect porphyrins in 13 grams of the bulk fine lunar sample from the Sea of Tranquillity under conditions in which less than 10-^(1J) mole per gram of lunar sample could have been detected. By appropriate extraction, however, the lunar sample yields a material which exhibits absorption maxima at 310 and 350 nanometers and a fluorescence maximum at 410 nanometers.


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Additional Information:© 1970 American Association for the Advancement of Science. 5 January 1970. We thank J. R. Thompson for technical assistance. This paper presents the results of one phase of research carried out at Jet Propulsion Lab under NASA contract NAS 7-100.
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Official Citation:Rho, J. H., Bauman, A. J., Yen, T. F., & Bonner, J. (1970). Fluorometric Examination of a Lunar Sample. Science, 167(3918), 754-755. doi: 10.1126/science.167.3918.754
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