Test for Buried Regolith Surfaces in Apollo 16 Cores
Physics and Astronomy
A buried surface in a core can be defined as a regolith surface which existed long enough-without having been overlain by a significant soil column-to exhibit the imprimaturs of its existence: reworking, maturation, mixing, and cosmic ray gradients.
D. Heymann, J. Ray, D. Dziczkaniec and R. Palma, 1978. Test for Buried Regolith Surfaces in Apollo 16 Cores. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract #1180, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX.