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Merrillite from Northwest Africa Meteorites

  • Bouira Province
Merrill, G.P. (1915). On the Monticellite-like Mineral in Meteorites, and on Oldhamite as a meteoritic Constituent. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 1: 302-308.
  • 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.
  • Tiris Zemmour Region
Meteoritical Bulletin Database
  • Béni Mellal-Khénifra
    • Béni Mellal Province
Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, in preparation (2015)
  • Drâa-Tafilalet
    • Er Rachidia Province (Errachidia 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) ; 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)
    • Ouarzazate Province
Michael K. Weisberg & 7 others (2009). The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 95. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 44(3): 429-462. (March 2009).
  • Souss-Massa
    • Tata Province
Gattacceca, J., Rochette, P., & Bourot-Denise, M. (2003). Magnetic properties of a freshly fallen LL ordinary chondrite: the Bensour meteorite. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 140(4), 343-358.
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)
Northwest Africa Meteorites
V. Moggi-Cecchi et al., 2005
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.
Russell, S. S. & 6 others (2003). The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 87, July 2003. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 38(7,Suppl.): A189-A248. (July 2003).; Grady, M. M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
ref.:; 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).
Riches, A.J.V. et. al. (2012) Rhenium–osmium isotope and highly-siderophile-element abundance systematics of angrite meteorites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 353-354: 208-218, Angrite Appendix.
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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.
Barrat, J. A., Gillet, P., Sautter, V., Jambon, A., Javoy, M., Göpel, C., ... & Petit, E. (2001). The basaltic shergottite North West Africa 480: Petrology and geochemistry. Meteoritics and Planetary Science Supplement, 36, 14.
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; Riches, A.J.V. et. al. (2012) Rhenium–osmium isotope and highly-siderophile-element abundance systematics of angrite meteorites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 353-354: 208-218, Angrite Appendix.
Jambon, A., Barrat, J.-A., Bollinger, C., Sautter, V., Boudouma, O., Greenwood, R.C., Franchi, I.A. and Badia, D. (2010) Northwest Africa 5790. Top sequence of the nakhlite pile. 41st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, PDF 1696.
Metzler, K., Bischoff A., Greenwood, R.C., Palme, H., Gellissen, M., Hopp, J., Franchi, I.A. & Trieloff M. (2011) The L3–6 chondritic regolith breccia Northwest Africa (NWA) 869: (I) Petrology, chemistry, oxygen isotopes, and Ar-Ar age determinations. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 46, 652-680. (May 2011).
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