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Lechatelierite from
Meteor Crater (Barringer Crater), Meteor Crater area, Winslow, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA

Classification
Species:Lechatelierite
Comments:Results from the fusion of fine-grained Coconino Sandstone.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 274; Rogers, A.F. (1930), A unique occurrence of lechatelierite or silica glass, Amer. Jour. Sci.: 19: 195-202; Kerr, 1977. Optical Mineralogy, p.283.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Coesite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Lechatelierite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Meteor Crater (Barringer Crater), Meteor Crater area, Winslow, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Lechatelierite
69.3km (43.0 miles) A Humphreys Peak summit, Flagstaff area, San Franciscan volcanic field (San Francisco Peaks; San Francisco Mts), Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
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