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Research Article

Developing Prototype Simulants for Surface Materials and Morphology of Near Earth Asteroid 2016 HO3

Table 2

Mineral recipe for prototype simulant of 2016 HO3 (wt%).

QLS-1QLS-2QLS-3

Olivine3038.746.9
Low-Ca pyroxene29.128.225.6
High-Ca pyroxene3.23.12.8
Plagioclase99.49.7
Pyrite5.87.25.7
Fe metal19.410.67.2
Ni metal1.80.80.3
Othersa1.71.61.6

aMixture of apatite, ilmenite, and chromite.