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In situ viscometry of primitive lunar magmas at high pressure and high temperature

Rai, N., Perrillat, J. P., Mezouar, M., Colin, A., Petitgirard, S. & van Westrenen, W., 18 Apr 2019, In : Frontiers in Earth Science. 7, 94.

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viscosity
titanium
melt
Moon
in situ

LA-ICP-MS analyses of Fe-rich alloys: Quantification of matrix effects for 193 nm excimer laser systems

Steenstra, E. S., Berndt, J., Klemme, S. & Van Westrenen, W., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry. 34, 1, p. 222-231 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Excimer lasers
Laser ablation
Electron probe microanalysis
Metals

Significant depletion of volatile elements in the mantle of asteroid Vesta due to core formation

Steenstra, E. S., Dankers, D., Berndt, J., Klemme, S., Matveev, S. & van Westrenen, W., 1 Jan 2019, In : Icarus. 317, p. 669-681 13 p.

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Vesta asteroid
volatile element
asteroid
Earth mantle
depletion

The participation of ilmenite-bearing cumulates in lunar mantle overturn

Zhao, Y., De Vries, J., van den Berg, A. P., Jacobs, M. H. G. & van Westrenen, W., 1 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 511, p. 1-11

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Open Access
lunar mantle
Bearings (structural)
overturn
ilmenite
cumulate
2018

A synthesis of geochemical constraints on the inventory of light elements in the core of Mars

Steenstra, E. S. & van Westrenen, W., 15 Nov 2018, In : Icarus. 315, p. 69-78 10 p.

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light elements
mars
Mars
P-T conditions
synthesis

Calibration of a multi-anvil high-pressure apparatus to simulate planetary interior conditions

Knibbe, J., Luginbuehl, S. M., Stoevelaar, R., van der Plas, W., van Harlingen, D. M., Rai, N., Steenstra, E. S., van de Geer, R. & van Westrenen, W., 7 Jul 2018, In : EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation. 5, 5, p. 1-14 14 p.

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Open Access
anvils
Netherlands
hydrostatic pressure
temperature
simulation

Capturing the oxidation of silicon carbide in rocky exoplanetary interiors

Hakim, K., Van Westrenen, W. & Dominik, C., Oct 2018, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 618, p. 1-5 5 p., L6.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

silicon carbides
silicon
oxidation
extrasolar planets
carbon

Compositional Variations in the Vicinity of the Lunar Crust-Mantle Interface From Moon Mineralogy Mapper Data

Martinot, M., Flahaut, J., Besse, S., Quantin-Nataf, C. & van Westrenen, W., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets. 123, 12, p. 3220-3237 18 p.

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Open Access
lunar crust
Mineralogy
Moon
mineralogy
moon

Depletion of potassium and sodium in mantles of Mars, Moon and Vesta by core formation

Steenstra, E. S., Agmon, N., Berndt, J., Klemme, S., Matveev, S. & Van Westrenen, W., 1 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 7053.

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Open Access
Moon
condensation
Mars
partitioning
potassium

Evidence for a sulfur-undersaturated lunar interior from the solubility of sulfur in lunar melts and sulfide-silicate partitioning of siderophile elements

Steenstra, E. S., Seegers, A. X., Eising, J., Tomassen, B. G. J., Webers, F. P. F., Berndt, J., Klemme, S., Matveev, S. & van Westrenen, W., 15 Jun 2018, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 231, p. 130-156 27 p.

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siderophile element
Silicates
Sulfides
Sulfur
solubility

Mineralogical diversity and geology of Humboldt crater derived using Moon Mineralogy Mapper data

Martinot, M., Besse, S., Flahaut, J., Quantin-Nataf, C., Lozac'h, L. & van Westrenen, W., 26 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 123, 2, p. 612-629 18 p.

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Open Access
File
Mineralogy
Moon
mineralogy
geology
Geology

The thermal evolution of Mercury's Fe-Si core

Knibbe, J. & van Westrenen, W., 15 Jan 2018, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 482, p. 147-159

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2017

Carbon as the dominant light element in the lunar core

Steenstra, E. S., Lin, Y., Rai, N., Jansen, M. & van Westrenen, W., 2017, In : American Mineralogist. 102, 1-2, p. 92-97

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Evidence for an early wet Moon from experimental crystallization of the lunar magma ocean

Lin, Y., Tronche, E. J., Steenstra, E. S. & van Westrenen, W., Jan 2017, In : Nature Geoscience. 10, 1, p. 14-18

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Experimental constraints on the solidification of a nominally dry lunar magma ocean

Lin, Y., Tronche, E. J., Steenstra, E. S. & van Westrenen, W., 1 Aug 2017, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 471, p. 104-116 13 p.

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solidification
magma
Solidification
oceans
Crystallization

On Mercury’s past rotation, in light of its large craters

Knibbe, J. S. & van Westrenen, W., 1 Jan 2017, In : Icarus. 281, p. 1-18

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craters
crater
cratering
spatial distribution
rotational states

The effect of melt composition on metal-silicate partitioning of siderophile elements and constraints on core formation in the angrite parent body

Steenstra, E. S., Sitabi, A. B., Lin, Y. H., Rai, N., Knibbe, J. S., Berndt, J., Matveev, S. & van Westrenen, W., 1 Sep 2017, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 212, p. 62-83 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

siderophile element
Silicates
parent body
silicate melt
partitioning

The labs that forge distant planets here on Earth

Hall, S. & van Westrenen, W., 7 Dec 2017, In : Nature. 552, 7683, p. 20-22 3 p.

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2016

a Dutch take on the exploration of our solar system

de Vet, S. J. & van Westrenen, W., 2016, In : Netherlands Journal of Geosciences - Geologie en Mijnbouw. 95, p. 109-112

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Open Access

Analyses of robotic traverses and sample sites in the Schrödinger basin for the HERACLES human-assisted sample return mission concept

Steenstra, E. S., Martin, D. J. P., McDonald, F. E., Paisarnsombat, S., Verturinod, C., O’Hara, S., Calzada-Diaz, A., Bottoms, S., Leader, M. K., Klaus, K. K., van Westrenen, W., Needham, D. H. & Kring, D. A., 2016, In : Advances in Space Research. 58, p. 1050-1065

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Boundary conditions for the formation of the Moon

Reuver, M., de Meijer, R. J., ten Kate, I. L. & van Westrenen, W., 2016, In : Netherlands Journal of Geosciences - Geologie en Mijnbouw. 95, p. 131-139

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Characterization of mesostasis regions in lunar basalts: Understanding late-stage melts and their influence on apatite formation

Potts, N. J., Tartèse, R., Anand, M., van Westrenen, W., Griffiths, A. A., Barrett, T. J. & Franchi, I. A., 2016, In : Meteoritics and Planetary Science.

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apatites
basalt
apatite
melt
texture

Constraints on core formation in Vesta from metal–silicate partitioning of siderophile elements

Steenstra, E. S., Knibbe, J. S., Rai, N. & van Westrenen, W., 2016, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 177, p. 48-61

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Moon, Mars and Mundus: primary school children discover the nature and science of planet Earth from an extraterrestrial perspective

Kleinhans, M. G., Verkade, A. J., Van Gogh, T. J. A. M., van Westrenen, W., Reichwein, M., Van Wessel, T. & Marra, W. A., 2016, In : Netherlands Journal of Geosciences - Geologie en Mijnbouw. 95, p. 203-214

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Search for an exosphere in sodium and calcium in the transmission spectrum of exoplanet 55 Cancri e.

Ridden-Harper, A. R., Snellen, I. A. G., Keller, C. U., de Kok, R. J., Di Gloria, E., Hoeijmakers, H. J., Brogi, M., Fridlund, M., Vermeersen, B. L. A. & van Westrenen, W., 2016, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 593, A129.

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Open Access
2015
Mercury (planet)
inertia
contraction
landform
geochemistry
2014

Embedded clays and sulfates in Meridiani Planum, Mars

Flahaut, J. D., Carter, J., Poulet, F., Bibring, J. P., van Westrenen, W., Davies, G. R. & Murchie, S. L., 2014, In : Icarus. 248, p. 269-288

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hematite
mars
clays
Mars
sulfates

Lunar core formation: New constraints from metal-silicate partitioning of siderophile elements

Rai, N. & van Westrenen, W., 2014, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 388, p. 343-352

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

lunar core
siderophile elements
siderophile element
Silicates
silicates

Waar komt de maan vandaan?

van Westrenen, W., 14 Jan 2014, In : Trouw.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticlePopular

2013

Core-mantle differentiation in Mars

Rai, N. & van Westrenen, W., 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. Planets. Planets 118, p. 1195-1203

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

siderophile element
Mars
mantle
silicate
metal

Coupled Hf-Nd-Pb isotope co-variations of HIMU oceanic island basalts suggest an Archean source component in the mantle transition zone

Nebel, O., Arculus, R. J., van Westrenen, W., Woodhead, J. D., Jenner, F. E., Nebel-Jacobsen, Y. J., Wille, M. & Eggins, S. M., 2013, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 112, p. 87-101

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Isotopes
transition zone
Archean
basalt
isotope

Een atoombom diep in de Aarde

van Westrenen, W., 18 May 2013, In : NRC weekend. p. 11 1 p.

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Forming the Moon for terrestrial silicate-rich material

de Meijer, R., Anisichkin, V. F. & van Westrenen, W., 2013, In : Chemical Geology. 345, p. 40-49

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Silicates
Moon
silicate
Earth (planet)
Tides

Quantifying the effect of solid phase composition and structure on solid-liquid partitioning of siderophile and chalcophile elements in the iron-sulfur system

Rai, N., Ghosh, S., Wälle, M. & van Westrenen, W., 2013, In : Chemical Geology. 357, p. 85-94

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Phase structure
Sulfur
Phase composition
partitioning
Iron
Silicates
silicate melt
Fractionation
fractionation
Isotopes

Structural change in molten basalt at deep mantle conditions

Sanloup, C., Drewitt, J. W. E., Konopkova, Z., Dalladay-Simpson, P., Morton, D. M., Rai, N., van Westrenen, W. & Morgenroth, W., 2013, In : Nature. 503, p. 104-107

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

structural change
basalt
mantle
silicate
compressibility

Thermal equation of state of synthetic orthoferrosilite at lunar pressures and temperatures

de Vries, J., Jacobs, J. M. G., van den Berg, A. P., Wehber, M., Lathe, C., McCammon, C. A. & van Westrenen, W., 2013, In : Physics and Chemistry of Minerals. 40, p. 691-703

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Moon
orthopyroxene
Equations of state
equation of state
in situ measurement
2012

A brief review of chemical and mineralogical resources on the Moon and likely initial In Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) applications

Anand, M., Crawford, I. A., Balat-Pichelin, M., Abanades, S., van Westrenen, W., Péraudeau, G., Jaumann, R. & Seboldt, W., 2012, In : Planetary and Space Science.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

in situ resource utilization
moon
Moon
resources
resource

De maanmantel ligt op zijn kop

van Westrenen, W., 20 Feb 2012, In : Kennislink.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticlePopular

Fijnstof op de maan

van Westrenen, W., 28 Feb 2012, In : Sciencepalooza column.

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Geen vulkanen op de Maan

van Westrenen, W., 20 Feb 2012, In : NRC Handelsblad.

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Grote mysteries

van Westrenen, W., 24 May 2012, In : De Groene Amsterdammer. p. 45

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Het inwendige van de Aarde

van Westrenen, W., 17 Nov 2012, In : Nederlands Dagblad.

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Identification and characterization of science-rich landing sites for lunar lander missions using integrated remote sensing observations

Flahaut, J., Blanchette-Guertin, J. F., Jilly, C., Sharma, P., Souchon, A., van Westrenen, W. & Kring, D. A., 2012, In : Advances in Space Research.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

landing sites
Landing
remote sensing
Remote sensing
site selection

Neutral buoyancy of titanium-rich melts in the deep lunar interior

van Kan - Parker, M., Sanloup, C., Sator, N., Guillot, B., Tronche, E. J., Perrillat, J. P., Mezouar, M., Rai, N. & van Westrenen, W., 2012, In : Nature Geoscience. 5, p. 186-189

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

lower mantle
titanium
buoyancy
Moon
melt

Of is de maan gewoon gemaakt van de aarde?

van Westrenen, W., 31 Oct 2012, In : Volkskrant.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticlePopular

Ontstaan van de Maan is weer in nevelen gehuld

van Westrenen, W., 26 Mar 2012, In : Trouw.

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Surface mineralogy and stratigraphy of the lunar South Pole-Aitken basin from Clementine UV/VIS and NIR data

Borst, A. M., Foing, B. H., Davies, G. R. & van Westrenen, W., 2012, In : Planetary and Space Science. 68, p. 76-85

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

stratigraphy
mineralogy
poles
basin
olivine