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Lunar Prospector Gamma Ray Spectrometer Elemental Abundance

This archive contains Lunar Prospector Gamma Ray Spectrometer (GRS) Elemental Abundance  data derived from Lunar Prospector Gamma Ray and Neutron Spectrometer data acquired at high altitutde (100 km). The archive provides tables of weight fractions and terms of the error matrix for major oxides and K, Th, and U for the Moon, binned on 2, 5, and 20 degree equal area pixels.

Click on the links to view files and directories in the data set. See below to download the data set with FTP.

Online Data

Use the links for direct access to any part of volume LP_9001.

root directory Top level of archive
aareadme.txt Introduction to the archive
browse directory Quick-look images of files in the data directory
catalog directory Descriptions of the mission, spacecraft, instruments, data set, and references
data directory Data files and their detached PDS labels
index directory An index table that lists every product in the archive

Downloading with FTP

To download the entire data set or parts of it with FTP, use this URL:

Data Set Producer

The elemental abundance data files were produced by Thomas H. Prettyman, Lunar and Planetary Institute. The archive was assembled by Susan Slavney, PDS Geosciences Node, Washington University.   Please direct any questions and comments to the PDS Geosciences Node,


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