Planetary Simulant Database: CMU-1 Carnegie Mellon University

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Mineralogy

Component Abundance (%)
Coal 63
Limestone 37

Bulk Chemistry

No data available

Physical Properties

No data available

Simulant Name: CMU-1 Carnegie Mellon University
Current Status: Unknown
Developed By: Yland Wong
Available From: N/A
Publications: Wong, U. Y. (2012), Lumenhancement: Exploiting Appearance for Planetary Modeling. Ph.D thesis.

CMU-1 was created by Uland Wong as part of a Ph.D thesis at Carnegie Mellon University. The simulant was intended to replicate the bidirectional reflectance function of lunar soil, and was not intended to be accurate in mineralogy, chemistry, or geotechnical properties.

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