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Izenberg, N. R., R. L. Klima, S. L. Murchie, D. T. Blewett, G. M. Holsclaw, W. E. McClintock, E. Malaret, C. Mauceri, F. Vilas, A. L. Sprague, J. Helbert, D. L. Domingue, J. W. Head III, T. A. Goudge, S. C. Solomon, C. A. Hibbitts, and M. D. Dyar, The low-iron, reduced surface of Mercury as seen in spectral reflectance by MESSENGER, Icarus, 228, 364-374, 2014.

Holsclaw, G. M., W. E. McClintock, M. S. Robinson, D. L. Domingue, N. R. Izenberg, D. T. Blewett, and A. L. Sprague, A comparison of the ultraviolet to near-infrared spectral properties of Mercury and the Moon as observed by MESSENGER, Icarus, 209, 179-194, 2010.               

McClintock, W. E., N. R. Izenberg, G. M. Holsclaw, D. T. Blewett, D. L. Domingue, J. W. Head, III, J. Helbert, T. J. McCoy, S. L. Murchie, M. S. Robinson, S. C. Solomon, A. L. Sprague and F. Vilas, Spectroscopic observations of Mercury’s surface reflectance during MESSENGER’s first Mercury flyby, Science, 321, 62-65, 2008.

McClintock, W. E., and M. R. Lankton, The Mercury Atmospheric and Surface Composition Spectrometer for the MESSENGER mission, Space Science Reviews, 131, 481-522, 2007.