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Sunday, December 28, 2008

Chandrayaan-I found Iron minerals on the Lunar Surface

A Mission to Moon by India - Chandrayaan-1 found a mine filed on the moon. The Images of the Chandrayaan-1 shows that the abundance Iron bearings minerals in the Lunar Surface, Innitial Reports suggested.

M3 (Moon Mineralogy Mapper) a Instrument by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)has beamed back images of the Orientale Basin on the western limb of the moon.

A Senior Scientist of US-based Brown University and Principal Investigator for the M3 experiment, Carle Pieters has done analysis of the Images which indicates the abundance of iron-bearing minerals such as pyroxene.

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