International Journal of Astrophysics and Space Science
Volume 1, Issue 2, June 2013, Pages: 7-11
Received: Aug. 1, 2013;
Published: Aug. 20, 2013
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Samir Ahmed Hamouda, Department of Physics, University of Benghazi, P.O.Box 9480, Benghazi, Libya
Fatima Melad Alshareeif, Department of Physics, University of Benghazi, P.O.Box 9480, Benghazi, Libya
This paper deals with elemental composition analysis of a meteorite sample which was discovered in eastern Libya in Mlodh area at (39.97 0 N) and (7.90 0 E) coordinates. Comparisons between elemental concentrations in the meteorite sample and terrestrial rock sample were made. Results showed that the concentrations of elements in the terrestrial rock sample were much higher than the concentrations found in the meteorite sample. Determining the type of meteorite sample remains an extremely difficult matter due to many factors, explanations on these factors are discussed.
Samir Ahmed Hamouda,
Fatima Melad Alshareeif,
Study of Some Physical and Chemical Properties of Meteorites in Libya, International Journal of Astrophysics and Space Science.
Vol. 1, No. 2,
2013, pp. 7-11.
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