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Odessa Craters, Odessa, Ector Co., Texas, USA

Meteoritic Iron
Odessa Craters, Odessa, Ector Co., Texas, USA

Photo: Dan & Diana Weinrich Minerals
Latitude: 31°45'21"N
Longitude: 102°28'42"W
Group of five meteorite craters located about ten miles southwest of Odessa. The largest is approximately 165 meters wide -- second largest crater in the US.

Mineral List

Alabandite
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Awaruite
Chlorapatite
Chromite
Cohenite
Copper
Daubréelite
Graphite
Heazlewoodite
Hibbingite
Iron
var: Kamacite

Lawrencite
'Meteoritic Iron'
'Olivine'
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
'Plessite'
Schreibersite
Sphalerite
Taenite
Troilite


21 entries listed. 15 valid minerals.

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References

- Bunch, T.E., Keil, K., and Olsen, E. (1970): Mineralogy and Petrology of Silicate Inclusions in Iron Meteorites. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 25, 297-340.

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