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https://www.universetoday.com/13992/composition-of-mercury/

Apr 30, 2008 ... Astronomers have estimated that the Mercury composition is made up of approximately 70% metals and 30% silicate material. In fact, it's only ...

https://www.space.com/18643-mercury-composition.html

Oct 14, 2016 ... Mercury is a terrestrial planet with a rocky surface and metallic core.

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/mercury/in-depth/

Instead of an atmosphere, Mercury possesses a thin exosphere made up of atoms blasted off the surface by the solar wind and striking meteoroids. Mercury's  ...

https://www.windows2universe.org/mercury/Interior_Surface/Overview.html

Aug 11, 2010 ... Scientists believe that the interior structure of Mercury includes a metallic core, an intermediate rocky layer, and a thin brittle crust. The ...

https://www.britannica.com/place/Mercury-planet/Surface-composition

Mercury - Mercury - Surface composition: Messenger used X-ray fluorescence spectra to study the surface composition of Mercury. It found a high ratio of ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury_(planet)

Each hypothesis predicts a different surface composition, and there are two space missions set to make observations. MESSENGER, which ended in 2015, found ...

https://arxiv.org/abs/1712.02187

Dec 6, 2017 ... Measurements by X-ray, gamma-ray, and neutron spectrometers on the MESSENGER spacecraft revealed Mercury's surface to have surprisingly ...

http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/ask/29-What-is-Mercury-made-of-

Mercury is a rocky planet with a huge iron core which makes up a large part of its interior. The core takes up nearly 3/4 of the planet's diameter. Mercury's iron ...

https://www.scienceabc.com/nature/universe/what-is-mercury-composition-surrface-made-of-constituents.html

Jul 31, 2019 ... Mercury is made up of iron and silica rocks. The planet has more iron in its core than any other entity in our solar system. Another fascinating ...

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/321604377_The_Chemical_Composition_of_Mercury

Sep 4, 2018 ... Measurements by X-ray, gamma-ray, and neutron spectrometers on the MESSENGER spacecraft revealed Mercury's surface to have surprisingly ...