This graph compares the elements present in carbonaceous chondrites to those recorded in the Sunís atmosphere. Non-volatile elements are present in the same proportions. This is not the case for carbon, hydrogen, helium, oxygen, and nitrogen.

Adapted from NORTON, O. Richard. Cambridge Encyclopedia of Meteorites



 

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