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Maribo meteorite, Sjælland Region, Denmark

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Classification: CM2, S2

Maribo fell on 17 January 2009 in Denmark. A single stone, which broke apart, with a mass of 25.6 g was recovered. The recovery of the meteorite was announced in Meteorite Bulletin #96 (2009). Olivine is Fo-rich, but variations up to Fa85 have been found. Besides Olivine in both chondrules and matrix, ingredients include pyroxene, phyllosilicates (tochilinite, cronstedtite), sulfides (pentlandite, pyrrhotite), and minor amounts of metal. The tochilinite and cronstedtite are often intergrown. Small amounts of presolar diamonds and silicon carbide have also been detected.

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References

Michael K. Weisberg et al., (2009) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 96, September 2009. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 44 (9): 1355-1397.

Henning Haack et al., (2012). Maribo— A new CM fall from Denmark. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 47 (1) 30-50. (Jan 2012)

Horstmann, M., Vollmer, C., Barth, M. I. F., Chaussidon, M., Gurenko, A. & Bischoff, A. (2014) Tracking Aqueous Alteration of CM Chondrites — Insights from In Situ Oxygen Isotope Measurements of Calcite: 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: Woodlands, Texas. LPI Contribution No. 1777, p.1761. (Mar 2014)

Barth, M. I. F., Vollmer, C., Bischoff, A. & M. Horstmann, M. (2014) Clues to the formation of nanoscale alteration textures in the CM chondrites Murchison and Maribo. 92nd Annual Meeting: Deutsche Mineralogical Gesellschaft, Jena. MET-T16, page 201. (Sept 2014)

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