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Canyon Diablo meteorite, Meteor Crater and vicinity, Winslow, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
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Latitude: 35°1'41"N
Longitude: 111°1'21"W
 
 
‡Ref.: Foote, A.E. (1891a), A new locality for meteoric iron with a preliminary notice of the discovery of diamonds in the iron, American Journal of Science: 42: 413-417.

Kunz, G.F. & C.W. Huntington (1893), On the diamond in the Cañon Diablo meteoric iron and on the hardness of carborundum, American Journal of Science: 46: 470-471.

Ksanda, C.J. & E.P. Henderson (1939), Identification of diamond in the Canyon Diablo iron, American Mineralogist: 24: 677-680.

El Goresy, A. (1965), Mineralbestand und structuren der Graphit - Und Sulfideinschlüsse in Eisenmeteoriten. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta: 29: 1131-1151.

Brett, R. & G.T. Higgins (1967), Cliftonite in meteorites: A proposed origin. Science: 156: 819-820.

Frondel, C. & U.B. Marvin (1967a), Lonsdaleite, a new hexagonal polymorph of diamond. Nature: 214: 587-589.

Frondel, C. & U.B. Marvin (1967b), Lonsdaleite, a hexagonal polymorph of diamond, American Mineralogist: 52: 1576.

Olsen, E. & L. Fuchs (1968), Krinovite, NaMg2CrSi3O10 = a new meteorite mineral, Science 161: 786-787.

Bunch, T.E. & K. Keil (1969), Mineral compositions and petrology of silicate inclusions in iron meteorites: Chemistry of chromite in non-chondritic meteorites. meteoritics: 4: 155-158.

Scott, E.R.D. (1971), New carbide (Fe,Ni)23C6, found in meteorites, Nat. Phys. Science: 229: 61-62.

American Mineralogist (1974): 59: 209.

Anthony, J.W., Bideaux, R.A., Bladh, K.W., and Nichols, M.C. (1995) Handbook of Mineralogy, Volume II. Silica, Silicates. Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson, AZ, 904pp., 2 volumes: Vol. IIa.

European Journal of Mineralogy (1999): 11: 743.

Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.: 129, 154, 171-172, 176, 199, 203, 239, 244, 269, 273, 280, 282, 330, 354, 355, 356, 394, 427.

An occurrence area centered on the meteor crater & Canyon Diablo, West of Winslow.

Mineral List

Albite
var: High Albite

Awaruite
Barringerite
Carlsbergite
Chromite
Cohenite
Cristobalite
Daubréelite
Diamond
Enstatite
Forsterite
Goethite
Graphite
var: Cliftonite
Haxonite (TL)
Hematite
Iron
var: Kamacite

Kosmochlor
Krinovite (TL)
Lawrencite
Lonsdaleite (TL)
Mackinawite
Magnetite
Moissanite (TL)
Nickelphosphide
'Olivine'
'Plessite'
Pyrrhotite
Reevesite
Richterite
Roaldite
Roedderite
Schreibersite
Sphalerite
Sulphur
Taenite
Tetrataenite
Troilite
Wüstite


39 entries listed. 34 valid minerals. 4 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

Space Science Reviews, Volume 14, Issue 6, pp.758-831

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