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There is Uranium on the Earth's moon that is in the Earth's moon, but I wonder how much there is in total volume  or in weight of uranium on the Earth's moon?

 

Secondly, I wonder how much Uranium is on other Barren moons such as Mars's moon or asteroids that are moon sized objects.....?

 

Furthermore, I wonder if other heavy metals like Platinum or Thorium exist in large amounts on them.....?

 

https://www.space.com/6904-uranium-moon.html

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Why wouldnt you expect to find metals etc on the moon, or other solar bodies. 

 

Here is remarkably good wiki link on the formation of galaxies to the present day https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formation_and_evolution_of_the_Solar_System 

 

and another link to a list of solar bodies https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Solar_System_objects_by_size 

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Why wouldnt you expect to find metals etc on the moon, or other solar bodies. 

 

Here is remarkably good wiki link on the formation of galaxies to the present day https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formation_and_evolution_of_the_Solar_System 

 

and another link to a list of solar bodies https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Solar_System_objects_by_size 

 

I do expect them just bringing attention to the fact that they do.

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There is Uranium on the Earth's moon that is in the Earth's moon, but I wonder how much there is in total volume  or in weight of uranium on the Earth's moon?

 

Secondly, I wonder how much Uranium is on other Barren moons such as Mars's moon or asteroids that are moon sized objects.....?

 

Furthermore, I wonder if other heavy metals like Platinum or Thorium exist in large amounts on them.....?

 

https://www.space.com/6904-uranium-moon.html

Uranium is in short supply on the Moon.

Ref: https://www.space.com/8644-moon-map-shows-uranium-short-supply.html

Thorium (Th) is plentiful at Mare Imbrium on the near side and on the Moon where the lander Chang’e 3 and its rover, Yutu (Jade Rabbit) landed (44.12 deg N, 19.51 deg W) on 14 December 2013.

Thorium is also plentiful in the south-pole Aitken Basin region on the far side of the Moon within which lies the Von Karman crater where the lander Chang’e 4 and its rover Yutu 2 (Jade Rabbit 2) landed (44.8 deg S, 175.9 deg E) on 3 January 2019.

Ref: http://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-lakdawalla/2011/3013.html

A small, very pure deposit of Thorium (Compton-Belkovich Thorium Anomaly) is also on the far side of the Moon.

Ref: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compton%E2%80%93Belkovich_Thorium_Anomaly

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