Solar System Scratchpad

[Boiler Plate]

Finely ground grey powder that covers the surface of Mercury, similar to that on the Moon. Ground by micrometeorite weathering. Regolith could cover ices near the poles and prevent it from sublimating.

Mercury/Regolith Web Pages

Mercury/Regolith In the News

Mercury Surface Characterized (May 2009)

See Mercury/Crust, Mercury/Regolith, Mercury/Volcanoes, Mercury/Smooth Plains, Mercury/Intermediate Terrain, Mercury/Low Reflectance Material, Mercury/Tectonics

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