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Title: Uses of lunar sulfur

Abstract

Sulfur and sulfur compounds have a wide range of applications for their fluid, electrical, chemical and biochemical properties. Although low in abundance on the Moon (/approximately/0.1% in mare soils), sulfur is surface-correlated and relatively extractable. Co-production of sulfur during oxygen extraction from ilmenite-rich soils could yield sulfur in masses up to 10% of the mass of oxygen produced. Sulfur deserves serious consideration as a lunar resource. 29 refs., 3 figs.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab., NM (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
7222393
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-88-1345; CONF-8804104-2
ON: DE88009119
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: NASA symposium on lunar bases and space activities of the 21st century, Houston, TX, USA, 5 Apr 1988
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; LUNAR MATERIALS; SULFUR COMPOUNDS; SULFUR; USES; ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES; FLUIDS; SOLAR CELLS; SULFURIC ACID; THIN FILMS; VISCOSITY; DIRECT ENERGY CONVERTERS; ELEMENTS; EQUIPMENT; FILMS; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; INORGANIC ACIDS; MATERIALS; NONMETALS; PHOTOELECTRIC CELLS; PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; 640107* - Astrophysics & Cosmology- Planetary Phenomena; 360603 - Materials- Properties

Citation Formats

Vaniman, D.T., Pettit, D.R., and Heiken, G. Uses of lunar sulfur. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
Vaniman, D.T., Pettit, D.R., & Heiken, G. Uses of lunar sulfur. United States.
Vaniman, D.T., Pettit, D.R., and Heiken, G. Fri . "Uses of lunar sulfur". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/7222393.
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abstractNote = {Sulfur and sulfur compounds have a wide range of applications for their fluid, electrical, chemical and biochemical properties. Although low in abundance on the Moon (/approximately/0.1% in mare soils), sulfur is surface-correlated and relatively extractable. Co-production of sulfur during oxygen extraction from ilmenite-rich soils could yield sulfur in masses up to 10% of the mass of oxygen produced. Sulfur deserves serious consideration as a lunar resource. 29 refs., 3 figs.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1988},
month = {Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1988}
}

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