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Suizhou meteorite (Suizhou L6 chondrite), Xihe, Zengdu District (Cengdou District), Suizhou, Hubei, Chinai
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Suizhou meteorite (Suizhou L6 chondrite)Meteorite Fall Location
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Zengdu District (Cengdou District)District
SuizhouPrefecture
HubeiProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
31° 37' North , 113° 28' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Meteorite Class:
Meteoritical Society Class:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Xihe90,422 (2012)7.7km
Suizhou323,945 (2006)14.4km
Anlu71,198 (2012)44.7km
Name(s) in local language(s):
随州L6球粒陨石, 淅河镇, 曾都区, 随州市, 湖北省, 中国


L6 Chondrite.

A shower of 12 stones with a total weight of 70 kg fell on April 15, 1986, at Xihe, southeast of Suizhou City. Several shock veins have drawn considerable attention because they contain high pressure polymorphs of several minerals which are only stable at pressures found deep in the earth's mantle. These minerals include new varieties of familiar minerals [e.g., merrillite] as well as three entirely new minerals — Tuite, Wangdaodeite, Xieite — polymorphs of merrillite, ilmenite, chromite, respectively.

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27 valid minerals. 7 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Akimotoite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
Reference: Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Research Group of Suizhou Meteorite (1986): Earth Science, Journal of China University of Geosciences 30(5); Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.
Asimowite (TL)
Formula: Fe2SiO4
Type Locality:
Reference: Bindi, L., Brenker, F.E., Nestola, F., Koch, T.E., Prior, D.J., Lilly, K., Krot A.N., Bizzarro, M. and Xie, X. (2018) Asimowite, IMA 2018-102. CNMNC Newsletter No. 46, December 2018, page xxxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 82, xxxx–xxxx.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Shangyue Shen and Xiaoli Zhuang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 52-57
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Lapis 29(2), 42 (2004); Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.; Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Shangyue Shen and Xiaoli Zhuang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 52-57; Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.; Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Shangyue Shen and Xiaoli Zhuang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 52-57
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Research Group of Suizhou Meteorite (1986): Earth Science, Journal of China University of Geosciences 30(5)
Enstatite var: Bronzite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Reference: Research Group of Suizhou Meteorite (1986): Earth Science, Journal of China University of Geosciences 30(5)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.; Xiande Xie, Hexiong Yang, Xiangping Gu & Robert T. Downs (2015) Chemical composition and crystal structure of merrillite from the Suizhou meteorite: American Mineralogist 100: 2753-2756.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Research Group of Suizhou Meteorite (1986): Earth Science, Journal of China University of Geosciences 30(5)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.
Hemleyite (TL)
Formula: (Fe2+0.48Mg0.37Ca0.04Na0.04Mn2+0.03Al0.03Cr3+0.01)sum=1.00Si1.00O3
Type Locality:
Reference: Bindi, L., Chen, M. & Xie, X. (2017): Discovery of the Fe-analogue of akimotoite in the shocked Suizhou L6 chondrite. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 42674.
Hiroseite (TL)
Formula: FeSiO3
Type Locality:
Reference: Bindi L., Xie X. (2019): Hiroseite, IMA 2019-019. CNMNC Newsletter No. 50; Mineralogical Magazine: 31, doi: 10.1180/mgm.2019.46; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=15578&sid=813c77a70706fa166a7b80754bd6a1e5 (visited 23.07.2019)
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: Xie Xiande, Chen Ming, Wang Deqiang and A. El Goresy (2001) NaAlSi3O8-hollandite and other high-pressure minerals in the shock melt veins of the Suizhou meteorite. Chinese Science Bulletin 46:1116-1125
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Shangyue Shen and Xiaoli Zhuang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 52-57; Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.; Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Shangyue Shen and Xiaoli Zhuang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 52-57; Xie Xiande, Shu Jinfu, and Chen Ming (2005): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 48(6), 815-821.; Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Shangyue Shen and Xiaoli Zhuang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 52-57; Xie Xiande, Shu Jinfu, and Chen Ming (2005): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 48(6), 815-821.; Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.; Xiande Xie, Hexiong Yang, Xiangping Gu & Robert T. Downs (2015) Chemical composition and crystal structure of merrillite from the Suizhou meteorite: American Mineralogist 100: 2753-2756.
Lingunite
Formula: (Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
Reference: Xie Xiande, Chen Ming, Wang Deqiang, A. El Goresy (2001): NaAlSi3O8-hollandite and other high-pressure minerals in the shock melt veins of the Suizhou meteorite. Chinese Science Bulletin 46, 1116-1125.; [AmMin 85:1564]; Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.; Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.
Majorite
Formula: Mg3(Fe2+,Si,Al)2(SiO4)3
Reference: Xie Xiande, Shu Jinfu, and Chen Ming (2005): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 48(6), 815-821.; Xie Xiande, Chen Ming, Wang Deqiang, A. El Goresy (2001): NaAlSi3O8-hollandite and other high-pressure minerals in the shock melt veins of the Suizhou meteorite. Chinese Science Bulletin 46, 1116-1125.; Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.; Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.
'Majorite-Pyrope Series'
Reference: Xie Xiande, Shu Jinfu, and Chen Ming (2005): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 48(6), 815-821.; Xie Xiande, Chen Ming, Wang Deqiang, A. El Goresy (2001): NaAlSi3O8-hollandite and other high-pressure minerals in the shock melt veins of the Suizhou meteorite. Chinese Science Bulletin 46, 1116-1125.; Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.
'Maskelynite'
Reference: [AmMin 85:1564]; Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.; Xiande Xie, Hexiong Yang, Xiangping Gu & Robert T. Downs (2015) Chemical composition and crystal structure of merrillite from the Suizhou meteorite: American Mineralogist 100: 2753-2756.
Merrillite
Formula: Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Description: Suizhou merrillites include a Na-free variety.
Reference: X. Xie, M. Minetti, M. Chen, H. Mao, D. Wang, J. Shu & Y. Fei (2003): Eur. Journ. Mineral. 15, 1001-1005; Xiande Xie, Hexiong Yang, Xiangping Gu & Robert T. Downs (2015) Chemical composition and crystal structure of merrillite from the Suizhou meteorite: American Mineralogist 100: 2753-2756.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Xiande Xie, Hexiong Yang, Xiangping Gu & Robert T. Downs (2015) Chemical composition and crystal structure of merrillite from the Suizhou meteorite: American Mineralogist 100: 2753-2756.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Research Group of Suizhou Meteorite (1986): Earth Science, Journal of China University of Geosciences 30(5)
Ringwoodite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Reference: American Mineralogist (2000): 85: 1564.; Xie Xiande, Chen Ming, Wang Deqiang, A. El Goresy (2001): NaAlSi3O8-hollandite and other high-pressure minerals in the shock melt veins of the Suizhou meteorite. Chinese Science Bulletin 46, 1116-1125.; Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.; Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.
Shenzhuangite (TL)
Formula: NiFeS2
Type Locality:
Reference: Bindi, L. and Xie, X. (2017) Shenzhuangite, IMA 2017-018. CNMNC Newsletter No. 38, August 2017, page 1034; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1033–1038.
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Shangyue Shen and Xiaoli Zhuang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 52-57; Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Shangyue Shen and Xiaoli Zhuang (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 52-57; Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.; Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.
Tuite (TL)
Formula: Ca3(PO4)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Xie Xiande, Minetti, M. E., Chen Ming, Mao Ho-kwang, Wang Deqiang, Shu Jinfu, and Eei Yingwei (2003): European Journal of Mineralogy 15, 1001-1005.; Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.; Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.
Wangdaodeite (TL)
Formula: FeTiO3
Type Locality:
Reference: Xie, X., Gu, X., Yang, H., Chen, M. and Li, K. (2016) Wangdaodeite, IMA 2016-007. CNMNC Newsletter No. 31, June 2016, page 695; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 691–697.
Whitlockite
Formula: Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Reference: Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.; Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.
Wüstite
Formula: FeO
Reference: [AmMin 85:1564]
Wüstite var: Magnesiowüstite
Formula: FeO
Reference: Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.
Xieite (TL)
Formula: Fe2+Cr2O4
Type Locality:
Reference: Chen, M., Shu, J., Xie, X., Mao, H. (2003): Natural CaTi2O4-structured FeCr2O4 polymorph in the Suizhou meteorite and its significance in mantle mineralogy. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67, 3937-3942; IMA website; Chen, M., Shu, J., & Mao, H. K. (2008). Xieite, a new mineral of high-pressure FeCr2O4 polymorph. Chinese Science Bulletin, 53(21), 3341-3345.; Chen, M., & Xie, X. (2015). Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences, 58(6), 876-880.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Akimotoite4.CB.05(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Hollandite4.DK.05aBa(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Wüstite4.AB.25FeO
var: Magnesiowüstite4.AB.25FeO
Xieite (TL)4.BB.25Fe2+Cr2O4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chlorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Merrillite8.AC.45Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Tuite (TL)8.AC.45Ca3(PO4)2
Whitlockite8.AC.45Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
var: Bronzite9.DA.05(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Lingunite9.FA.70(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
Majorite9.AD.25Mg3(Fe2+,Si,Al)2(SiO4)3
Ringwoodite9.AC.15(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Asimowite (TL)-Fe2SiO4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hemleyite (TL)-(Fe2+0.48Mg0.37Ca0.04Na0.04Mn2+0.03Al0.03Cr3+0.01)sum=1.00Si1.00O3
Hiroseite (TL)-FeSiO3
'Majorite-Pyrope Series'-
'Maskelynite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
Shenzhuangite (TL)-NiFeS2
Wangdaodeite (TL)-FeTiO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Wüstite4.2.1.6FeO
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
AB8X16
Hollandite7.9.1.1Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Merrillite38.3.4.4Ca9NaMg(PO4)7
Tuite (TL)38.3.4.6Ca3(PO4)2
Whitlockite38.3.4.1Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Chlorapatite41.8.1.2Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Ringwoodite51.3.3.1(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Majorite51.4.3a.5Mg3(Fe2+,Si,Al)2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Akimotoite-(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Asimowite (TL)-Fe2SiO4
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
-(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hemleyite (TL)-(Fe2+0.48Mg0.37Ca0.04Na0.04Mn2+0.03Al0.03Cr3+0.01)sum=1.00Si1.00O3
Hiroseite (TL)-FeSiO3
Iron-Fe
Lingunite-(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
'Majorite-Pyrope Series'-
'Maskelynite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
Shenzhuangite (TL)-NiFeS2
Wangdaodeite (TL)-FeTiO3
Wüstite
var: Magnesiowüstite
-FeO
Xieite (TL)-Fe2+Cr2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
OOxygen
O TuiteCa3(PO4)2
O XieiteFe2+Cr2O4
O WangdaodeiteFeTiO3
O Hemleyite(Fe2+0.48Mg0.37Ca0.04Na0.04Mn2+0.03Al0.03Cr3+0.01)sum=1.00Si1.00O3
O AsimowiteFe2SiO4
O HiroseiteFeSiO3
O Lingunite(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
O WüstiteFeO
O Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
O ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
O MajoriteMg3(Fe2+,Si,Al)2(SiO4)3
O Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
O WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Akimotoite(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
O Wüstite (var: Magnesiowüstite)FeO
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
NaSodium
Na Hemleyite(Fe2+0.48Mg0.37Ca0.04Na0.04Mn2+0.03Al0.03Cr3+0.01)sum=1.00Si1.00O3
Na Lingunite(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
Na MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
MgMagnesium
Mg Hemleyite(Fe2+0.48Mg0.37Ca0.04Na0.04Mn2+0.03Al0.03Cr3+0.01)sum=1.00Si1.00O3
Mg Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Mg MajoriteMg3(Fe2+,Si,Al)2(SiO4)3
Mg Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Mg WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Mg Akimotoite(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
AlAluminium
Al Hemleyite(Fe2+0.48Mg0.37Ca0.04Na0.04Mn2+0.03Al0.03Cr3+0.01)sum=1.00Si1.00O3
Al Lingunite(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
SiSilicon
Si Hemleyite(Fe2+0.48Mg0.37Ca0.04Na0.04Mn2+0.03Al0.03Cr3+0.01)sum=1.00Si1.00O3
Si AsimowiteFe2SiO4
Si HiroseiteFeSiO3
Si Lingunite(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
Si Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si MajoriteMg3(Fe2+,Si,Al)2(SiO4)3
Si Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Akimotoite(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
PPhosphorus
P TuiteCa3(PO4)2
P MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
P ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
P WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
SSulfur
S ShenzhuangiteNiFeS2
S TroiliteFeS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca TuiteCa3(PO4)2
Ca Hemleyite(Fe2+0.48Mg0.37Ca0.04Na0.04Mn2+0.03Al0.03Cr3+0.01)sum=1.00Si1.00O3
Ca Lingunite(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
Ca MerrilliteCa9NaMg(PO4)7
Ca ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
Ca WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
TiTitanium
Ti WangdaodeiteFeTiO3
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
CrChromium
Cr XieiteFe2+Cr2O4
Cr Hemleyite(Fe2+0.48Mg0.37Ca0.04Na0.04Mn2+0.03Al0.03Cr3+0.01)sum=1.00Si1.00O3
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Hemleyite(Fe2+0.48Mg0.37Ca0.04Na0.04Mn2+0.03Al0.03Cr3+0.01)sum=1.00Si1.00O3
Mn HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
FeIron
Fe XieiteFe2+Cr2O4
Fe WangdaodeiteFeTiO3
Fe Hemleyite(Fe2+0.48Mg0.37Ca0.04Na0.04Mn2+0.03Al0.03Cr3+0.01)sum=1.00Si1.00O3
Fe ShenzhuangiteNiFeS2
Fe AsimowiteFe2SiO4
Fe HiroseiteFeSiO3
Fe WüstiteFeO
Fe Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Enstatite (var: Bronzite)(Mg,Fe2+)2[SiO3]2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Wüstite (var: Magnesiowüstite)FeO
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni ShenzhuangiteNiFeS2
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
BaBarium
Ba HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16

References

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Research Group of Suizhou Meteorite (1986) A preliminary study of Suizhou (Hubei) meteorite. Earth Science - Journal of China University of Geosciences: 30(5).
Shangyue Shen, Xiaoli Zhuang (1990) Studies of opaque minerals in Suizhou meteorite, Hubei Province. Acta Mineralogica Sinica: 10(1): 52-57.
Xie, X., Chen, M., Wang, D., El Goresy, A. (2001) NaAlSi3O8-hollandite and other high-pressure minerals in the shock melt veins of the Suizhou meteorite. Chinese Science Bulletin: 46: 1116-1125.
Xie, X., Minetti, M.E., Chen, M., Mao, H., Wang, D., Shu, J., Eei, Y. (2003) Tuite, γ-Ca3(PO4)2 - A new mineral from the Suizhou L6 chondrite. European Journal of Mineralogy: 15: 1001-1005.
Xie, X., Shu, J., Chen, M. (2005) Synchrotron radiation X-ray diffraction in situ study of fine-grained minerals in shock veins of Suizhou meteorite. Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences): 48(6): 815-821.
Xie, X., Yang, H., Gu, X., Downs, R.T. (2015) Chemical composition and crystal structure of merrillite from the Suizhou meteorite: American Mineralogist 100: 2753-2756.
Chen, M., Xie, X. (2015) Shock-produced akimotoite in the Suizhou L6 chondrite. Science China Earth Sciences: 58(6): 876-880.
Xie, X., Chen, M. (2016) Mineralogy of Suizhou Shock Veins. In Suizhou Meteorite: Mineralogy and Shock Metamorphism (pp. 117-210). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Bindi, L., Chen, M., Xie, X. (2017) Discovery of the Fe-analogue of akimotoite in the shocked Suizhou L6 chondrite. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 42674.

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