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Mercury
Edited by Faith Vilas, Clark R. Chapman, and Mildred Shapley Matthews
794 pp. / 6.0 x 9.0 / 1989

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Mercury - Table of Contents

MERCURY: INTRODUCTION TO AN END-MEMBER PLANET
C.R. Chapman

FUTURE OBSERVATIONS OF AND MISSIONS TO MERCURY
S.A. Stern and F. Vilas

PHOTOMETRY AND POLARIMETRY OF MERCURY
J. Veverka, P. Helfenstein, B. Hapke, and J.D. Goguen

SURFACE COMPOSITION OF MERCURY FROM
REFLECTANCE SPECTROPHOTOMETRY

F. Vilas

GOLDSTONE RADAR OBSERVATIONS OF MERCURY
P.E. Clark, M.A. Leake and R. F. Jurgens

RADAR OBSERVATIONS OF MERCURY
J.K. Harmon and D.B. Campbell

STRATIGRAPHY AND GEOLOGIC HISTORY OF MERCURY
P.D. Spudis and J.E. Guest

GEOMORPHOLOGY OF IMPACT CRATERS ON MERCURY
R. J. Pike

CRATERING ON MERCURY: A RELOOK
P.H. Schultz

THE CRATERING RECORD ON MERCURY AND THE ORIGIN
OF IMPACTING OBJECTS

R.G. Strom and G. Neukum

THE TECTONICS OF MERCURY
H. J. Melosh and W.B. McKinnon

TECTONIC HISTORY OF MERCURY
P.G. Thomas, P. Masson and L. Fleitout

MERCURY'S THERMAL HISTORY AND THE GENERATION
OF ITS MAGNETIC FIELD

G. Schubert, M.N. Ross, D.J. Stevenson and T. Spohn

THE ROTATIONAL DYNAMICS OF MERCURY AND THE
STATE OF ITS CORE

S.J. Peale

MERCURY'S MAGNETIC FIELD AND INTERIOR
J.E.P. Connerney and N.F. Ness

THE MAGNETOSPHERE OF MERCURY
C.T. Russell, D.N. Baker and J.A. Slavin

THE MERCURY ATMOSPHERE
D.M. Hunten, T.H. Morgan and D.E. Shemansky

PRESENT BOUNDS ON THE BULK COMPOSITION OF
MERCURY: IMPLICATIONS FOR PLANETARY
FORMATION PROCESSES

K.A. Goettel

THE BUILDING STONES OF THE PLANETS
J.T. Wasson

ORIGIN AND COMPOSITION OF MERCURY
J.S. Lewis

FORMATION OF MERCURY AND REMOVAL OF ITS
SILICATE SHELL

A. V. Vityazev, G. V. Pechernikova and V.S. Safronov

ACCUMULATION OF MERCURY FROM PLANETESIMALS
G. W. Wetherill

THE STRANGE DENSITY OF MERCURY: THEORETICAL I
CONSIDERATIONS

A. G. W. Cameron, B. Fegley, Jr., W. Benz and W.L. Slattery

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