Polsingen, Nördlinger Ries Crater, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany
|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||48° 55' 14'' North , 10° 42' 42'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||48.92083,10.71167|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Polsingen, Nördlinger Ries, Schwaben, Bayern, Deutschland|
Suevite and impact breccias with heavily shocked biotite-plagioclase and amphibolite fragments, glass bombs.
Shock pressure: 16-20 GPa.
Rutile is associated with two other TiO2 polymorphs :
- TiO2 (alpha-PbO2 structure)
- monoclinic TiO2 (akaogiite, with baddeleyite-type structure)
8 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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5.333 - 23.03 Ma