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Fayalite-Forsterite Series from
Barbotan meteorite, Barbotan, Gers, Occitanie, France

Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Species:'Fayalite-Forsterite Series' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Olivine Composition (Fa19) characteristic of H-group chondrites (Fa~17-20 mol%).
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Merrill, G. P. (1916) Handbook and Descriptive Catalogue of the Meteorite Collections in the U.S. National Museum. Bull. U. S. Natl. Museum, No.94, Washington. 207 pp., 41 pls.; Keil, K. & Fredriksson, K. (1964) The Fe, Mg, and Ca Distribution in Coexisting Olivines and Rhombic Pyroxenes of Chondrites. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres 69 (16): 3487-3515. (August 1964).; Mason, B. (1967) Olivine Composition in Chondrites—a supplement: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31(6):1100-1103. (June 1967).; Semenenkov, V.P., Kolesov, G.M. & Ljul, A.Y. (1992) Composition and structure of black veins in Barbotan (H5) and Charsonville (H6) chondrites: Lunar and Planetary Conference XXIII:1263-1264. (March 1992).
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fayalite-Forsterite Series data
Locality Data:Click here to view Barbotan meteorite, Barbotan, Gers, Occitanie, France
Nearest other occurrences of Fayalite-Forsterite Series
62.6km (38.9 miles) Agen meteorite, Agen, Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
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