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Doubt cast on evidence for wet Moon

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 22 March 2014 - 03:06 PM

Scientists have cast doubt on a major part of the case for the Moon having once held abundant water.

A US team studied a mineral called apatite, which is found in a variety of lunar rock types.

Apatite, whose name comes from a Greek word meaning deceit, may have misled scientists into thinking the Moon is wetter that it actually is.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...onment-26696856

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