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Koue Bokkeveld meteorite (Cold Bokkeveld), Koue Bokkeveld Mtn, Ceres, Cape Winelands District, Western Cape Province, South Africa
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Detailed Mineral List:
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Description: Intergrown with Hemihydrate
Reference: Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998): Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Craig A. Johnson & Martin Prinz (1993). Carbonate compositions in CM and CI chondrites and implications for aqueous alteration. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 57, #12, 2843-2852. (June 2003).
Barringerite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)2P
Reference: M. A. Nazarov, Franz Brandstaetter, G. Kurat & T. Ntaflos. (1998). Chemistry of P-rich Sulfides in Murchison, Cold Bokkeveld and Nogoya CM Chondrites. 29th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, abstract no. 1628. (March 1998).
Bassanite
Formula: CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Reference: Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998): Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Martin R. Lee (1993). The petrography, mineralogy and origins of calcium sulphate within the Cold Bokkeveld CM carbonaceous chondrite. Meteoritics 28, #1, 53-62. (Mar 1993).
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: MacDougall, J. D. & Phinney, D. (1977) Olivine separates from Murchison and Cold Bokkeveld - Particle tracks and noble gases. In: Lunar Science Conference, 8th, Houston, Tex., March 14-18, 1977, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A78-41551 18-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1977, p. 293-311.; Paul Ramdohr (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Thomas J. Zega & Peter R. Buseck (2003). Fine-grained-rim mineralogy of the Cold Bokkeveld CM chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67, #9, 1711-1721. (May 2003.)
Cronstedtite
Formula: Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIV (2003); Thomas J. Zega & Peter R. Buseck (2003). Fine-grained-rim mineralogy of the Cold Bokkeveld CM chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67, #9, 1711-1721. (May 2003.)
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: Paul Ramdohr (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Martin R. Lee (1993). The petrography, mineralogy and origins of calcium sulphate within the Cold Bokkeveld CM carbonaceous chondrite. Meteoritics 28, #1, 53-62. (Mar 1993).
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Simone de Leuw, Alan Edward Rubin & John T. Wasson (2010). Carbonates in CM2 chondrites: Complex formational histories and comparison to carbonates in CI chondrites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 45, #4, 513-530. (April 2010).
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/metsoc2000/pdf/5306.pdf.; MacDougall, J. D. & Phinney, D. (1977) Olivine separates from Murchison and Cold Bokkeveld - Particle tracks and noble gases. In: Lunar Science Conference, 8th, Houston, Tex., March 14-18, 1977, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A78-41551 18-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1977, p. 293-311.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Martin R. Lee (1993). The petrography, mineralogy and origins of calcium sulphate within the Cold Bokkeveld CM carbonaceous chondrite. Meteoritics 28, #1, 53-62. (Mar 1993).
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Louis H. Fuchs, Edward Olsen and Kenneth J. Jensen (1973). Mineralogy, Mineral-Chemistry, and Composition of the Murchison (C2) Meteorite. Smithsonian Contributions to Earth Science, #10, 39 pages. (14 August 1973).
Hibonite
Formula: (Ca,Ce)Al12O19
Reference: Richard C. Greenwood, Robert Hutchinson & G. Cressy (1991). Spinel-bearing refractory inclusions in Cold Bokkeveld. Meteoritics 26, #4, 340. (Dec 1991).
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Paul Ramdohr (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1973) The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/metsoc2000/pdf/5306.pdf.; Paul Ramdohr (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: David J. Barber (1985). Phyllosilicates and other layer-structured materials in stony meteorites. Clay Minerals vol. 20, pp. 415-454. (1985)
'Olivine'
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Reference: Brian Harold Mason (1963). The Carbonaceous Chondrites. Space Science Reviews 1, #4, 621-646.
Pentlandite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)9S8
Reference: www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/metsoc2000/pdf/5306.pdf.; MacDougall, J. D. & Phinney, D. (1977) Olivine separates from Murchison and Cold Bokkeveld - Particle tracks and noble gases. In: Lunar Science Conference, 8th, Houston, Tex., March 14-18, 1977, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A78-41551 18-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1977, p. 293-311.; Paul Ramdohr (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Richard C. Greenwood, Robert Hutchinson & G. Cressy (1991). Spinel-bearing refractory inclusions in Cold Bokkeveld. Meteoritics 26, #4, 340. (Dec 1991).
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Reference: Emma S. Bullock, Kevin D. McKeegan, Matthieu Gounelle, Monica M. Grady & Sara S. RussellL (2010 ). Meteoritics & Planetary Science 45, #5, 885–898. (May 2010).
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: M. A. Nazarov, G. Kurat, F. Brandstaetter, T. Ntaflos, M. Chaussidon, and P. Hoppe (2009). Phosphorus-Bearing Sulfides and Their Associations in CM Chondrites. Petrology vol. 17, #2, 101-123.
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Paul Ramdohr (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
'Serpentine Group'
Formula: D2[Si2O5](OH)4 + or - nH2O
Reference: www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/metsoc2000/pdf/5306.pdf.; Brian Harold Mason (1962). Meteorites. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.: New York and London. 274 pages.; Thomas J. Zega & Peter R. Buseck (2003). Fine-grained-rim mineralogy of the Cold Bokkeveld CM chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67, #9, 1711-1721. (May 2003.)
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: MacDougall, J. D. & Phinney, D. (1977) Olivine separates from Murchison and Cold Bokkeveld - Particle tracks and noble gases. In: Lunar Science Conference, 8th, Houston, Tex., March 14-18, 1977, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A78-41551 18-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1977, p. 293-311.; Martin R. Lee (1993). The petrography, mineralogy and origins of calcium sulphate within the Cold Bokkeveld CM carbonaceous chondrite. Meteoritics 28, #1, 53-62. (Mar 1993).
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Brian Harold Mason (1962). Meteorites. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.: New York and London. 274 pages.
Tochilinite
Formula: Fe2+5-6(Mg,Fe2+)5S6(OH)10
Reference: www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/metsoc2000/pdf/5306.pdf.; Thomas J. Zega & Peter R. Buseck (2003). Fine-grained-rim mineralogy of the Cold Bokkeveld CM chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67, #9, 1711-1721. (May 2003.)
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Paul Ramdohr (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.


30 entries listed. 27 valid minerals.

References

Maclear, T., and Faraday, M., (1839) An Account of the Fall of a Meteoric Stone in the Cold Bokkeveld, Cape of Good Hope. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: 129: 83-87.

Mason, B, H. (1963) The Carbonaceous Chondrites. Space Science Reviews: 1(4): 621-646.

Ramdohr, P. (1973) The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York.

Vdovykin, G, P., (1973) The Mighei Meteorite. Space Science Reviews: 14: 832-879.

MacDougall, J. D. and Phinney, D. (1977) Olivine separates from Murchison and Cold Bokkeveld - Particle tracks and noble gases. In: Lunar Science Conference, 8th, Houston, Tex., March 14-18, 1977, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A78-41551 18-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1977, pp 293-311.

Barber, D, J., (1985) Phyllosilicates and other layer-structured materials in stony meteorites. Clay Minerals: 20: 415-454.

Kallemeyn, G, W., & Wasson J. T., (1991) The compositional classification of chondrites—I. The carbonaceous chondrite groups. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 45: 1217-1230.

Lee, M. R., (1993) The petrography, mineralogy and origins of calcium sulphate within the Cold Bokkeveld CM carbonaceous chondrite. Meteoritics. 28(1): 53-62. (March, 1993).

Grady, M. M., (2000) Catalogue of Meteorites (5/e). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, Oakleigh, Madrid, Cape Town.

Zega, T. J., & Buseck P. R., (2003) Fine-grained-rim mineralogy of the Cold Bokkeveld CM chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 67(9): 1711-1721. (May, 2003)

Bullock, E. S., McKeegan, K, D., Gounelle, M., Grady M. M., & Russell, S. S., (2010 ) Meteoritics & Planetary Science. 45(5): 885–898. (May, 2010).

de Leuw, S, Rubin, A. E., & Wasson J. T., (2010) Carbonates in CM2 chondrites: Complex formational histories and comparison to carbonates in CI chondrites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science. 45(4): 513-530. (April, 2010).

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