“The Bi-Mg sample gave count rates of positive magnesium ions,
which were enhanced sixty times more than in the pure Mg metal standard.”
- Erik Hauri, Ph.D., Ion Microprobe Tech,
Carnegie Institution of Washington, D. C.,July 20, 1996
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July 19, 2017 Albuquerque, New Mexico - In addition to the unfamiliar combination of bismuth and magnesium/zinc, there were questions about the isotope ratios in the magnesium.
Isotope refers to the number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of each atom. For example, magnesium on Earth is made up of about 80% 24Magnesium. That means there are twelve protons and twelve neutrons at the center of each 24Mg atom.
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