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Paper: Comparing the Chemical Compositions of the Sun and Earth
Volume: 420, Bioastronomy 2007: Molecules, Microbes and Extraterrestrial Life
Page: 83
Authors: Lineweaver, C. H.; Robles, J. A.
Abstract: We compare the solar and terrestrial bulk elemental compositions. We show that the Sun and Earth share the same refractory elemental abundances, and that, to first order, the Earth is a devolatilized piece of the Sun left over from the Sun’s formation. We discuss the advantages of an aluminium normalization for this comparison over the traditional silicon normalization.
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