The production rate of 3Hecos and 21Necos depends on mineral chemical composition and in mafic minerals varies with the Mg/Fe ratio.
When the “Application for Admission to Candidacy” has been approved by the graduate dean, the student will be formally admitted to candidacy for the master’s degree.
The master’s degree committee will consist of a minimum of three faculty members: the student’s advisor and at least two additional members. The committee chair and one other member must be mechanical engineering faculty members.
For samples of greater mass (50-250 mg) achieving complete degassing was challenging, especially in the case of olivine.