Best practices for the use of meteorite names in publications

1,2Philip R. Heck et al. (>10)
Meteoritics & Planetary Science (in Press) Link to Article []
1Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois, 60605 USA
2Chicago Center for Cosmochemistry & Department of the Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Published by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons

This document contains suggestions for best practices by authors who refer to meteorites in publications. It can also be taken as a guide for publishers in establishing guidelines for authors. The following best practices are recommended in addition to acknowledging the loaning institution or loaning individual (unless required otherwise). The main motivations are to: help ensure that research on meteorites is reproducible, prevent confusion in the literature, and enhance tracking of specimens and related data.


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