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Merrillite

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Formula:
Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
System:
Trigonal
Colour:
colorless, white
Name:
Named for George P. Merrill (1854-1929), Curator of Geology, U.S. National Museum (Smithsonian Institution) by Wherry (1917)
Whitlockite Group. Mg-dominant analogue of Ferromerrillite.

Merrillite was revalidated as a valid species in 1976.
Merrill (1915) described the mineral from (at least) 4 meteorites, which may be considered type localities: Alfianello, Dhurmsala, Pultusk, Rich Mountain.

All reported non-terrestrial 'whitlockites' are actually merrillite.

Classification of Merrillite

Approved 1976
Explanation of status:
revalidated in 1976 (IMA 76-K) as not identical to whitlockite
8.AC.45

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
A : Phosphates, etc. without additional anions, without H2O
C : With medium-sized and large cations
38.3.4.4

38 : ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
3 : (AB)3(XO4)2
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Occurrences of Merrillite

Geological Setting:
Stony meteorites.

Physical Properties of Merrillite

Vitreous
Colour:
colorless, white
Tenacity:
Very brittle
Cleavage:
Poor/Indistinct
Hexagonal cleavage at times (indistinct).
Density:
3.1 g/cm3 (Measured)    2.88 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Crystallography of Merrillite

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m - Ditrigonal Pyramidal
Space Group:
R3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.362Å, c = 37.106Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 3.581
Unit Cell Volume:
V 3450.34 ų
Z:
6

Optical Data of Merrillite

Type:
Uniaxial (-)

Chemical Properties of Merrillite

Formula:
Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Merrillite to other Species

Other Members of Group:
BobdownsiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(PO3F)
FerromerrilliteCa9NaFe2+(PO4)7
Hedegaardite(Ca,Na)9(Ca,Na)Mg(PO4)6(PO3OH)
StrontiowhitlockiteSr9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
TuiteCa3(PO4)2
WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
8.AC.05HowardevansiteNaCuFe2(VO4)3
8.AC.10Alluaudite(Na,Ca)Mn2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)3
8.AC.10ArseniopleiteNaCaMn2+(Mn2+,Mg)2(AsO4)3
8.AC.10Caryinite(Na,Pb)(Ca,Na)(Ca,Mn2+)(Mn2+,Mg,Fe3+)2(AsO4)3
8.AC.10Ferroalluaudite(Na,Ca)Fe2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)3
8.AC.10HagendorfiteNaCaMn2+Fe22+(PO4)3
8.AC.10JohilleriteNa(Mg,Zn)3Cu(AsO4)3
8.AC.10Maghagendorfite(□,Na,)(Na,Ca,Fe2+)Mn(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)3(PO4)3
8.AC.10NickenichiteNa0.8Ca0.4Cu0.4(Mg,Fe)3(AsO4)3
8.AC.10VaruliteNaCaMn2+Mn22+(PO4)3
8.AC.10FerrohagendorfiteNaCaFe2+Fe22+(PO4)3
8.AC.10BradaczekiteNaCu4(AsO4)3
8.AC.10YazganiteNaFe23+(Mg,Mn2+)(AsO4)3 · H2O
8.AC.10GroatiteNaCaMn2(PO4)(HPO4)2
8.AC.15BobfergusoniteNa2Mn5FeAl(PO4)6
8.AC.15Ferrowyllieite(Na,Ca,Mn)(Fe,Mn)(Fe,Fe,Mg)Al(PO4)3
8.AC.15QingheiiteNaMn3+Mg(Al,Fe3+)(PO4)3
8.AC.15Rosemaryite(Na,Ca,Mn)(Mn,Fe2+)(Fe3+,Mg)Al(PO4)3
8.AC.15Wyllieite(Na,Ca,Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Fe,Mg)Al(PO4)3
8.AC.15Ferrorosemaryite◻NaFe2+Fe3+Al(PO4)3
8.AC.15Qingheiite-(Fe2+)Na2Fe2+MgAl(PO4)3
8.AC.18ManitobaiteNa16Mn2+ 25Al8(PO4)30
8.AC.20MarićiteNaFe2+(PO4)
8.AC.25BerzeliiteNaCa2(Mg,Mn2+)2(AsO4)3
8.AC.25Manganberzeliite(Ca,Na)3(Mn2+,Mg)2(AsO4)3
8.AC.25Palenzonaite(Ca,Na)3CaMn22+(VO4)3
8.AC.25SchäferiteCa2NaMg2(VO4)3
8.AC.30BrianiteNa2CaMg(PO4)2
8.AC.35Vitusite-(Ce)Na3(Ce,La,Nd)(PO4)2
8.AC.40Olgite(Sr,Ba)(Na,Sr,REE)2Na(PO4)2
8.AC.40Bario-olgite(Ba,Sr)(Na,Sr,REE)2Na(PO4)2 ·
8.AC.45StrontiowhitlockiteSr9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
8.AC.45WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
8.AC.45TuiteCa3(PO4)2
8.AC.45FerromerrilliteCa9NaFe2+(PO4)7
8.AC.45BobdownsiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(PO3F)
8.AC.50Chladniite{Ca}{Na8}{Ca4Na4}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36
8.AC.50Fillowite{Mn2+}{Na8}{Ca4Na4}{(Mn2+,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36
8.AC.50JohnsomervilleiteNa10Ca6Mg18Fe25(PO4)36
8.AC.50Galileiite{Fe2+}{Na8}{Fe42+Na4}{Fe432+}(PO4)36
8.AC.50Stornesite-(Y){(Y, Ca)}{Na62}{(Ca,Na)8}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36
8.AC.50XenophylliteNa4Fe72+(PO4)6
8.AC.55HarrisoniteCa(Fe2+,Mg)6(PO4)2(SiO4)2
8.AC.60KosnariteKZr2(PO4)3
8.AC.65Panethite(Na,Ca)2(Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)2
8.AC.70StanfielditeCa7Ca2Mg9(PO4)12
8.AC.75RonneburgiteK2MnV4O12
8.AC.80Tillmannsite(Ag3Hg)(VO4,AsO4)
8.AC.85FilatoviteK(Al,Zn)2(As,Si)2O8

Other Names for Merrillite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Merrillit
Simplified Chinese:白磷钙石
Spanish:Merrillita

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Merrillite

Reference List:
Tschermak, G. (1883): Sitzber. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math-naturw. K1.88, Abt. 1: 347-371.

Merrill, G.P. (1915): On the monticellite-like mineral in meteorites, and on oldhamite as a meteoritic constituent. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences, 1, 302-308. [as "monticellite-like mineral"]

Merrill, G.P. (1917): American Journal of Science: 43: 322.

Wherry, E.T. (1917): American Mineralogist: 2: 119. [first use of name merrillite]

Shannon and Larsen (1925): American Journal of Science: 9: 250.

Barnes (1940): University of Texas Publication 3945: 623.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 797.

Fuchs, L.H. (1962): Science: 137: 425-426.

Mason, B. (1971): Mineralogical Record: 2: 277-279.

Dowty, E. (1977): Earth and Planetary Science Letters: 35: 347-351.

Hughes,John M., Bradley L. Jolliff, and Mickey E. Gunter (2006): The atomic arrangement of merrillite from the Fra Mauro Formation, Apollo 14 lunar mission: The first structure of merrillite from the Moon. American Mineralogist, 91, 1547-1552.

Jolliff, B.L., Hughes, J.M., Freeman, J.J., Zeigler, R.A. (2006): Crystal chemistry of lunar merrillite and comparison to other meteoritic and planetary suites of whitlockite and merrillite. American Mineralogist, 91, 1583-1595.

Adcock, C. T., Hausrath, E. M., Forster, P. M., Tschauner, O., Sefein, K. J. (2014): Synthesis and characterization of the Mars-relevant phosphate minerals Fe- and Mg- whitlockite and merrillite and a possible mechanism that maintains charge balance during whitlockite to merrillite transformation. American Mineralogist 99, 1221-1232.

Internet Links for Merrillite

Localities for Merrillite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Algeria
 
  • Bechar
Connolly Jr., H. C. et al. (2007) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 92, 2007 September. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 4 (9): 1647-1694. (Sept 2007); Kuehner, S. M. & Irving, A. J. (2007) Primary Ferric Iron-Bearing Rhönite in Plutonic Igneous Angrite NWA 4590: Implications for Redox Conditions on the Angrite Parent Body. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2007, abstract #P41A-0219. (Dec 2007)
www.meteoriticalsociety.org/bulletin/mb89preview.pdf.
Suporn Boonsuea & John Spraya (2012) Shock-Induced Phase Transformations in Melt Pockets within Martian Meteorite NWA 4468. Spectroscopy Letters: An International Journal for Rapid Communication 45:127-134.
  • Sahara Desert
    • Lakhbi
www.meteoriticalsociety.org/bulletin/mb88.pdf.
Antarctica
 
  • Buckley Island quadrangle
    • Lewis Cliff
Crozaz, G., Lundberg, L. L. & McKay, G. (1988) Rare Earth Elements (REE) in the Unique Achondrite LEW 86010. Abstracts of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XIX: p. 231. (March 1988)
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • American Highland
      • Grove Mts
YT Lin, Lu Feng, Sen Hu (2011) High Pressure Mineral Assemblages in the Lherzolitic Shergottite Grove Mountains (GRV) 020090. Japan Geooscience Union Meeting Makuhari, Chiba Japan.
Meyer, C. (2001) Mars Meteorite Compendium: XXIV-1-2.
    • Queen Maud Land (Dronning Maud Land)
Harries, D. & Langenhorst, F. (2013) The nanoscale mineralogy of Fe,Ni sulfides in pristine and metamorphosed CM and CM/CI-like chondrites: Tapping a petrogenetic record. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 48 (5): 879-903. (May 2013)
      • Sør Rondane Mts
Mikouchi, T., Miyamoto, M. & McKay, G. A. (1996) Mineralogical study of Angrite Asuka-881371: Its possible relation to Angrite Lew87051. Proc. NIPR Symp. Antarct. Meteorites 9:174-188.
    • Transantarctic Mts
      • Buckley Island quadrangle
        • Lewis Cliff
McKay, G., Crozaz, G., Wagstaff, I., Yang, S. R. & Lundberg, L. (1990) A Petrographic, Electron Microprobe, Study of Mini-Angrite Lewis Cliff 87051: Abstracts of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXI: p. 771. (Mar 1990)
      • Pecora Escarpment
        • LaPaz Ice Field
http://aaa.wustl.edu/Work/pub_files/lap02205.html
    • Victoria Land
      • Allan Hills
Wadhwa, M. and Crozaz, G., (1998) The igneous crystallization history of an ancient Martian meteorite from rare earth element microdistributions. Meteoritics & Planetary Science: 33 (4), 685–692. (July 1998).
      • Elephant Morraine
http://curator.jsc.nasa.gov/antmet/mmc/EETA79001.pdf
Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • County Chandos
Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
  • Victoria
    • City of Greater Shepparton
      • Murchison
Inoue, M. Itoh, S.,Yurimoto, H., Kimura, M. & Nakamura, N. (2012) A granular-olivine Clast with fractionated REE from the Murchison CM Chondrite: Evidence for alteration/metamorphism and melting on the CM parent asteroid. 75th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society. pdf#5099.
  • Western Australia
    • Meekatharra Shire
Delaney, J. S., Prinz, M., Harlow, G. E., & Nehru, C. E. (1982) Metamorphism in mesosiderites. In: Proceedings of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XII . Section 2. p. 1315-1342: New York and Oxford, Pergamon Press. ; Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
    • Mount Magnet Shire
      • Dalgaranga Station
Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
Bangladesh
 
  • Chittagong
    • Tippera District
Delaney, J. S., Nehru, C. E., Prinz, M. & Harlow, G. E. (1981) Metamorphism in mesosiderites: Proceedings of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 12B: 1315-1342.
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Martinho Campos
      • Ibitira
Lunar & Planetary Science 30, #1908 (1999); Steele, I. M., & Smith, J. V. (1976). Mineralogy of the Ibitira eucrite and comparison with other eucrites and lunar samples. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 33(1), 67-78.
Canada
 
  • Alberta
    • Peace River
Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 21, pp. 29-35 (1983)
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • Pierre-De Saurel RCM
        • Saint-Robert
http://castaing.eps.mcgill.ca/meteoriteposter/poster.html.
  • Saskatchewan
    • Springwater
http://miac.uqac.ca/MIAC/iron.htm
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta Region
    • Antofagasta Province
      • Taltal
Rull, F., Martinez‐Frias, J., Sansano, A., Medina, J., & Edwards, H. G. M. (2004). Comparative micro‐Raman study of the Nakhla and Vaca Muerta meteorites. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 35(6), 497-503.
China
 
  • Guangdong Province
    • Shaoguan Prefecture
      • Wengyuan Co.
M. Chen and X. Xie, Eur. J. Mineral. , 1996, 8, pp. 325-333.
  • Hubei Province
    • Suizhou Prefecture
      • Zengdu District (Cengdou District)
        • Xihe
X. Xie, M. Minetti, M. Chen, H. Mao, D. Wang, J. Shu & Y. Fei (2003): Eur. Journ. Mineral. 15, 1001-1005
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
    • Xilin Gol League (Xilinguole Prefecture)
Grossman, J. N. [Ed.] (1997). The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 81, 1997 July. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 32, #4, Supplemental, A159-166. (July 1997). ; Kong, P., Su, W., Li, X., Spettel, B., Palme, H. & Tao, K. (2008) Geochemistry and origin of metal, olivine clasts, and matrix in the Dong Ujimqin Qi mesosiderite: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 43(3): 451-460. (March 2008)
  • Jiangsu Province
    • Taizhou Prefecture
      • Gaogang District
        • Sixiangkou
Lunar and Planetary Science, volume 27, page 1373
Czech Republic
 
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Moravia-Silesia Region
      • Frýdek-Místek
        • Moravka
Borovička, J., Weber, H. W., Jopek, T., Jakeš, P., Brown, P. G., ReVelle, D. O., Kalenda, P., Schultz, L., Kučera, J., Haloda, J., Týcová, P., Frýda, J., Brandstätter, F. (2003): The Morávka meteorite fall. 3. Meteoriod initial size, history, structure, and composition. Meteoritics, 38, 1005-1021.
    • Vysočina Region
      • Jihlava (Iglau)
        • Stonařov (Stannern)
Sarafian, A. R., Roden, M. F. & Patiño-Douce, A. E. (2013) The volatile content of Vesta: Clues from apatite in eucrites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 48 (11): 2135-2154. (Nov 2013)
Finland
 
  • Southern Finland Region
    • Porvoo
      • Bjurböle
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 797.
France
 
  • Midi-Pyrénées
    • Tarn-et-Garonne
      • Orgueil
Am Min (1964) 49:1730-1736
  • Rhône-Alpes
    • Ardèche
Sarafian, A. R.. Roden, M. F. & Patiño-Douce, A. E. (2013) The volatile content of Vesta: Clues from apatite in eucrites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 48 (11): 2135-2154. (Nov 2013)
    • Drôme
      • Romans-sur-Isère
        • Saint-Jean-en-Royans
M. Christophe Michel-Lévy, Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 449-4
Germany
 
  • Brandenburg
    • Fürstenburg
Brannon, J. C., Podosek, F. A. & Lugmair, G. W. (1988) Initial Sr-87/Sr-86 and Sm-Nd chronology of chondritic meteorites: IN: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XVIII. Cambridge and New York/Houston, TX, Cambridge University Press/Lunar and Planetary Institute: 555-564.
    • Neruppin
Matthes, J. & Adam, K. (1988) The Linum chondrite: Meteoritics 23 (4): p. 378. (Dec 1988)
    • Trebbin
Andrehs, G. & Adam, K. (1989) The Trebbin chondrite. Meteoritics 25 (4) :319-321. (Dec 1990)
  • Lower Saxony
    • Brunswick
Hochleitner, R., Hoffmann, V. H., Kaliwoda, M., Yamamoto, Y., Mikouchi, T., Guenther, A. & Fehr, K. Th. (2015) Moessbauer and Raman Spectroscopical Data of the New German Meteorite Braunschweig (Fall 2013, L6 Ordinary Chondrite): Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLVI. LPI Contribution No. 1832, p.1471. (Mar 2015)
    • Georgsmariehütte
Bartoschewitz, R., Appel, P. & Mader, B. (2009) Mineralogy and Petrology of two German H5 Chondrites - Oesede and Wernigerode: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 44 (Supplement): page A29, pdf#5099. (Sept 2009).
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Eastern Westphalia
      • Minden
Mittlefehldt, D. W., et al. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Trier
Rambaldi, E., Jagoutz, E. & Wasson, J. T. (1974) Bitburg, a group-IB iron meteorite with silicate inclusions. Mineralogical Magazine 39 (305): 595-600. (March 1974)
  • Schleswig-Holstein
    • Kiel
Ackermand, D. & Raase, P. (1973) Die mineralogische Zusammensetzung des Meteoriten von Kiel: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology: 39(4):289-300. (Dec 1973)
Hungary
 
  • Hajdú-Bihar Co.
    • Great Hungarian Plain
      • Kaba
Rubin, A. E., Grossman, J. N. & Wasson, J. T. (1984). Bulk Compositions of Chondritic Matrix Materials: Pentlandite-Merrillite Assemblages in Allende Matrix (Abstract). Lunar and Planetary Science XV: 699-700. (March 1984)
India
 
  • Bihar
    • Gaya District
Treiman, A. H. (1985). Amphibole and hercynite spinel in Shergotty and Zagami: Magmatic water, depth of crystallization, and metasomatism. Meteoritics, 20(2), 229-243.
  • Madhya Pradesh
    • Andore
      • Nimar
Hsu, W. & Crozaz, G. (1996) Mineral Chemistry and the petrogenesis of eucrites: I. Noncumulate eucrites: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 60 (22): 4571-4591. (Nov 1996)
  • Uttar Pradesh
Lauretta, Dante S., Peter R. Buseck, and Thomas J. Zega (2001) Opaque minerals in the matrix of the Bishunpur (LL3.1) chondrite: constraints on the chondrule formation environment. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta: 65(8)(15 April 2001): 1337-1353.
Iran
 
  • Tehran Province
    • Karand
Delaney, J. S., Nehru, C. E., Prinz, M. & Harlow, G. E. (1981) Metamorphism in mesosiderites: Proceedings of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 12B: 1315-1342.
Italy
 
  • Emilia-Romagna
    • Ferrara Province
      • Vigarano Mainarda
        • Vigarano Pieve
Alan E. Rubin & Jeffrey N. Grossman (1985) Phosphate-sulfide assembladges and Al/Ca ratios in Type-3 chondrites. Meteoritics 20, #3, 461–594.
Libya
 
  • Al Jufrah District
    • Dar al Gani
Meteoritical Bulletin 84 (Aug.2000)
Zhang, A.-C. & Yurimoto, H. (2013). Petrography and mineralogy of the ungrouped type 3 carbonaceous chondrite Dar al Gani 978. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 48 (9): 1651–1677. (Sept 2013)
Mauritania
 
  • Adrar Region
    • Chinguetti
Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
Mexico
 
  • Chihuahua
    • Pueblito de Allende
LUNAR AND PLANETARY SCIENCE XV, P. 699-700. Abstract.
  • Tamaulipas
Sarafian, A. R., Roden, M. F. & Patiño-Douce, A. E. (2013) The volatile content of Vesta: Clues from apatite in eucrites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 48 (11): 2135-2154. (Nov 2013)
Morocco
 
  • Guelmim-Es Semara Region
    • Tata Province
Irving, A.J. et. al, 2012 The Tissint DepeltedPermafic Olivine-Phyric Shergottite: Petrologic, Elemental, and Isotopic Characterization of a Recent Martian Fall in Morocco. 43rd LPSC #2510; Balta, J. B., Sanborn, M. E., Udry, A., Wadhwa, M. & McSween Jr., H. Y. (2015) Petrology and trace element geochemistry of Tissint, the newest shergottite fall: MAPS 50 (1): 63-85. (Jan 2015)
  • Meknès-Tafilalet Region
    • Er Rachidia Province (Errachidia Province)
      • Erfoud (Erfud)
Weisberg et al., (2008) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 94: Meteoritics and Planetary Science 43 (9): 1551-1588. (Sept 2008) ; Anorthite, Diopside, Olivine; Merrillite, Pleonaste, Spinel, Troilite
V. Moggi-Cecchi et al., 2005
The Meteoritical Bulletin, n.94 - http://www.meteoriticalsociety.org/simple_template.cfm?code=pub_bulletin
Meteoritical Bulletin 86: July, 2002; Barrat, J. A., Jambon, A., Bohn, M., Gillet, P., Sautter, V., Göpel, C., ... & Keller, F. (2002). Petrology and chemistry of the picritic shergottite North West Africa 1068 (NWA 1068). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66(19), 3505-3518.
ref.: http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/newsroom/pressreleases/20030212c.html.; Irving, A. J., & Kuehner, S. M. (2003, March). Petrology of NWA 1460: A Baddeleyite-bearing Shergottite Paired with NWA 480. In Lunar and Planetary Institute Science Conference Abstracts (Vol. 34, p. 1503).
www2.jpl.nasa.gov/snc/news51.html
  • Souss-Massa-Draâ Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Aoult
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/metbull.php?code=44983
    • Zagora Province
Connolly, Jr., H. C. et al., (2007) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, 2007 September: MAPS 42 (9), 1647-1694. (Sept 2007) ; Mikouchi, T., Sugiyama, K., Satake, W. & Amelin, Y. (2011) Mineralogy and Crystallography of Calcium Silico-Phosphate in Northwest Africa 4590 Angrite. Lunar and Planetary Science XLII. LPI Contribution No. 1608, pdf.2026. (March 2011); Amelin, Y. & Sapah, M. (2012) Cooling Rates of Plutonic Angrites from Pyroxene-Phosphate U-Pb Chronology: 75th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society. Published in Meteoritics and Planetary Science Supplement, id.5199. (Sept2012)
Oman
 
  • Dhofar Province (Al Janubiyah Province)
The Meteoritical Bulletin,
The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 88, 2004
  • Sayh al Uhaymir
MPS 37,835(2002)
The Meteoritical Bulletin, Vol 87
Papua New Guinea
 
  • New Ireland Province
    • Dyaul Island
Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
Poland
 
  • Łódzkie
    • Łowicz District
Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
  • Mazowieckie
    • Warszawa
Manecki, 2001. in Geological Quarterly Vol. 45-03 (Polish Geological Institute)
Russia
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Khabarovskiy Kray
      • Agin-Buryat National District
Crozaz, G. & Zinner, E. (1985) Rare Earth Element Concentrations of Mesosiderite Merrillite: Meteoritics 20 (4): 629-630. (Dec 1985); Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
    • Magadanskaya Oblast'
      • Magadan
Sharygin, V. V., Kovyazin, S. V. & Podgornykh, N. M. (2006) Mineralogy of Olivine-hosted Inclusions from the Omolon Pallasite (abstract). Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, XXXVII, abstract no.1235. (Mar 2006); Lavrentjeva, Z. A. & Lyul, A. Yu. (2013) REE and Some Other Trace Elements Distribution in the Minerals of the Pallasites: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XLIV, LPI Contribution No. 1719, pdf#114. (Mar 2013)
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Viipuri
Buseck, P.R. & Holdsworth, E. (1977) Phosphate minerals in pallasite meteorites: Mineralogical Magazine 41 (317): 91-102. (March 1977)
    • Komi Republic
      • Ust'kulom district
Hsu, W. & Crozaz, G. (1996) Pomozdino and Peramiho: Are They Anomalous Eucrites? Lunar and Planetary Science XXVII: 567-568. (March 1996); Hsu, W. & Crozaz, G. (1997) Ion microprobe study of the pomozdino and peramiho eucrites: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 32 :271-280. (March 1997)
South Africa
 
  • Western Cape Province
    • Cape Winelands District
      • Franschhoek
        • Simondium
Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Granada
AM 54 (1969), 14;
  • La Rioja
    • Logroño
      • Varea
Mason, B. & Jarosewich, E. (1973) The Barea, Dyarrl Island, and Emery meteorites, and a review of the mesosiderites: Mineralogical Magazine 39 (302): 204-215. (June 1973); Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 4, 195 pages (Table 41). Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
Switzerland
 
  • Vaud (Waadt)
    • Oron-la-Ville
      • Châtillens
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 500
Tanzania
 
  • Ruvuma Region
    • Nguni
Hsu, W. & Crozaz, G. (1996) Pomozdino and Peramiho: Are They Anomalous Eucrites? Lunar and Planetary Science XXVII: 567-568.
The Moon
Mineralogical Record: 1: 22.
  • Fra Mauro Highlands
American Mineralogist: 91: 1547-1552.
  • Taurus-Littrow Valley
Carpenter P., Edmunson J., Cohen B.A., Zeigler R.A., and Jolliff B.L. (2011) FIRST LUNAR OCCURRENCE OF KEIVIITE-(Y) IN TROCTOLITIC ANORTHOSITE 76335, - 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference
Ukraine
 
  • Mykolayiv Oblast' (Nikolajev; Nikolayev; Nikolaev)
Semenenko, V.P. and A.L. Girich (1994) Mineralogy of a fragment in the unique graphite-containing Krymka chondrite (LL3): MM: 59: 396-443. www.minersoc.org/pages/Archive-MM/Volume_59/59-396-443.pdf
  • Zakarpats'ka Oblast' (Transcarpathian Oblasť; Zakarpattia)
    • Velykobereznyanskyi Raion
      • Knyahynya
Mason B. & Wikk H. B. (1963): The Composition of the Richardton, Estacado, and Knyahinya Meteorites. Amer. Mus. Novitates, 2154, 1-18.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Gila Co.
      • Clover Springs
Delaney, J. S., Prinz, M., Harlow, G. E., & Nehru, C. E. (1982) Metamorphism in mesosiderites. In: Proceedings of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XII . Section 2.: pp. 1315-1342: New York and Oxford, Pergamon Press.; Crozaz, G. & Zinner, E. (1985) Rare Earth Element Concentrations of Mesosiderite Merrillite: Meteoritics 20 (4): 629-630. (Dec 1985) ; Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
  • Kansas
    • Greenwood Co.
      • Lamont
Boesenberg, J. S., Delaney, J. S. & Prinz, M. (1997) Magnesian megacrysts and matrix in the mesosiderite Lamont: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXVIII: 125-126. [pdf#1491]. (Mar 1997); Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
    • Marshall Co.
Boesenberg, J. S., Prinz, M., Weisberg, M. K., Davis, A. M., Clayton, R. N. & Mayeda, T. K. (1995) Pyroxene Pallasites: A New Pallasite Grouplet. Meteoritics 30 (5): 488-489. (Sept 1995); Boesenberg, J. S., Davis, A.M., Prinz, M., Weisberg, M.K., Clayton, R.N. & Mayeda, T.K. (2000) The pyroxene pallasites, Vermilion and Yamato 8451: Not quite a couple. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 35 (4): 757-769. (July 2000); Grady, M. M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
    • Mitchell Co.
      • Waconda
        • Unnamed ravine
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 797.
  • Kentucky
    • Carroll Co.
www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/metsoc2003/pdf/5007.pdf.
    • Christian Co.
Buseck, P.R. & Holdsworth, E. (1977) Phosphate minerals in pallasite meteorites Min Mag 41 (317): 91-102. (March 1977)
  • Michigan
    • Allegan Co.
      • Allegan
        • Thomas Hill
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 797.
  • Missouri
    • Taney County
Floran, R.J. (1978) Silicate petrography, classification, and origin of the mesosiderites - Review and new observations. In: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference IX, Proceedings, Vol. 1: 1053-1081. New York: Pergamon Press.; Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.; Ntaflos, T., Kurat, G., Koeberl, C. & Brandstätter, F. (1993) Mincy Dunite F6241B: The Missing Ultramafic Component from Mesosiderites. Meteoritics 28 (3): page 414. (July1993)
  • Nebraska
    • Sioux Co.
Hsu, W. & Crozaz, G. (1996) Mineral Chemistry and the petrogenesis of eucrites: I. Noncumulate eucrites: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 60 (22): 4571-4591. (Nov 1996)
  • New Mexico
    • Union Co.
Sarafian, A. R., Roden, M. F. & Patiño-Douce, A. E. (2013) The volatile content of Vesta: Clues from apatite in eucrites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 48 (11): 2135-2154. (Nov 2013)
  • Ohio
    • Clark Co.
      • Springfield
www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/metsoc2000/pdf/5135.pdf.
    • Montgomery Co.
McCoy, T. J., Steele, I. M., Keil K., Leonard, B. F. & Endreß, M. (1994) Chladniite, Na2CaMg7(PO4)6: A new mineral from the Carlton (IIICD) iron meteorite. Am Min 79 (3/4): 375-380. (March/April 1994)
  • South Dakota
    • Hanson Co.
Mason, B. & Jarosewich, E. (1973) The Barea, Dyarrl Island, and Emery meteorites, and a review of the mesosiderites: Mineralogical Magazine 39 (302): 202-215. (June 1973) ; Delaney, J. S., Prinz, M., Harlow, G. E., & Nehru, C. E. (1982) Metamorphism in mesosiderites. In: Proceedings of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XII . Section 2. p. 1315-1342: New York and Oxford, Pergamon Press.; Crozaz, G. & Zinner, E. (1985) Rare Earth Element Concentrations of Mesosiderite Merrillite: Meteoritics 20 (4): 629-630. (Dec 1985) ; Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
  • Tennessee
    • Cumberland Co.
Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
    • Hamblen Co.
Mittlefehldt, D. W., McCoy, T. J., Goodrich, C. A. & Kracher, A. (1998). Non-chondritic meteorites from asteroidal bodies. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J. [Ed.]): Chapter 4, 195 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA.
  • Texas
    • Kimble Co.
Barnes (1940) University of Texas Publication 3945: 623; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 797.
  • Virginia
    • Mecklenburg Co.
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
  • Wyoming
    • Laramie Co.
Buseck, P.R. (1977) Pallasite meteorites-mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry. Geochim Cosmochim Acta 41:711-740.
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