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Stishovite from
Meteor Crater (Barringer Crater), Meteor Crater area, Coconino County, Arizona, USA

Locality type:Impact Crater
Classification
Species:Stishovite
Formula:SiO2
Comments:Occurs in shock-impact metamorphosed Coconino Sandstone with coesite.
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 383; Chao, E.C.T., et al (1962), Stishovite, a very high pressure new mineral from Meteor Crater, AZ, Jour. Geophys. Res.: 67: 419-421; Fahey, J.J. (1964), Recovery of coesite and stishovite from Coconino Sandstone of Meteor Crater, AZ, Am.Min.: 49: 1643-1647; Bohn, E. & W. Stöber (1966), Coesit und Stishovit als isolierte natürliche Mineralien, Neues Jahrb. Min.: 89-96; Gigl, P.D. & F. Dachille (1968), Effect of pressure and temperature on the reversal transitions of stishovite, Meteorites: 4: 123-136; J. Geophys. Res. 67 (1962), 419.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Coesite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Stishovite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Meteor Crater (Barringer Crater), Meteor Crater area, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
 
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