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Table 3 Mercury and Vesta mantle compositions

From: The chemical case for Mercury mantle stripping

OxideZolotov aChabot bNittler cVesta d
SiO256.9049.0252.8344.47
TiO20.891.070.220.12
Al2O314.1011.724.412.76
FeO3.4200.0321.02
MnO0.69000
MgO17.9029.8437.2728.92
CaO5.028.363.052.27
Na2O0.1801.630.08
K2O0.1500.040.01
S1.90
log10CS− 5.446− 5.435− 5.560− 5.091
\(X^{\text {sil}}_{\text {Si}}\) wt% e26.6022.9124.6920.79
\(X^{\text {met}}_{\text {Si}}\) wt% f28.528.527.9
  1. All oxide values are wt%. aMean of Zolotov et al. (2013) northern volcanic plains and intercrater plains compositions; bChabot et al. (2014) experimental starting material; cNittler et al. (2018) mean estimated mantle composition; dAverage of H-chondrite and H+CM chondrite mix (Toplis et al. 2013) and OIM and BD compositions (Lodders 2000). Average Vesta metal composition (wt%): Fe 76.32, Ni 9.63, Co 0.096, S 12.98; eMean value is 24.73 wt%; fAt 2 wt% S in metal