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Canyon Diablo meteorite, Meteor Crater and vicinity, Winslow, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 1' 41'' North , 111° 1' 21'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.0280555556, -111.0225
Non-native locality type:Meteorite

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

Mineral List

42 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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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.

Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam, London: New York. 245 pages.

American Mineralogist (1974): 59: 209.

Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.

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.

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.

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

Space Science Reviews: 14(6): 758-831.

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