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Mercury and platinum abundances in mercury-manganese stars

Research paper by C. M. Jomaron, M. M. Dworetsky, D. A. Bohlender

Indexed on: 06 May '98Published on: 06 May '98Published in: Astrophysics



Abstract

We report new results for the elemental and isotopic abundances of the normally rare elements mercury and platinum in HgMn stars. Typical overabundances can be 4 dex or more. The isotopic patterns do not follow the fractionation model of White et al (1976).