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Graphite from
Shişr 007 meteorite, Dhofar, Oman

Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Classification
Species:Graphite
Formula:C
Comments:Raman spectroscopy reveals that compressed graphite is present. These features are presumably due to the uneven compression of the strong, but brief shock event(s) which have produced diamond in some instances.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Ando, K., Nakamura, T., Okazaki, R., Nakashima, D., Kakazu, Y. & Kitajima, F. (2008). Mineralogy and Noble Gas Signatures of Desert Meteorite Shisr 007 (Ureilite), 5139.pdf. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 43 (Supplement): A17. (July 2008); Nagashima, K., Nara, M. & Matsuda, J-i (2012). Raman spectroscopic study of diamond and graphite in ureilites and the origin of diamonds: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 47 (11): 1728–1737. (Nov. 2012)
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Graphite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Shişr 007 meteorite, Dhofar, Oman
 
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