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Fayalite-Forsterite Series from
Miller Range 03443 meteorite (MIL 03443), Miller Range, Transantarctic Mountains, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica

Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Origin locality:4 Vesta, Main Belt Asteroids, Outer Space
Classification
Species:'Fayalite-Forsterite Series' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Fa 26 according to Righter (2006); Olivine range is very small (73.6-74.5, mean 73.9) according to Mittlefehldt (2008)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Righter, K. [Curator] (2006) Petrographic Descriptions: Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 29 (2): 25-39. (Sept 2006); Krawczynski, M. J., Elkins-Tanton, L. T. & Grove, T. L. (2008) Petrology of Olivine-Diogenite MIL03443,9: Constraints on Eucrite Parent Body Bulk Composition and Magmatic Processes: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIX. LPI Contribution No. 1391: pdf.1229. (March 2008); Mittlefehldt, D. W. (2008) Meteorite Dunite Breccia MIL 03443: A Probable Crustal Cumulate Closely Related to Diogenites from the HED Parent Asteroid: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIX. LPI Contribution No. 1391: pdf.1919. (March 2008); Beck, A. W. & McSween, H. Y. (2010) Connections Between Dunite MIL 03443 and the Diogenite Meteorites: Lunar Planetary Science Conference XLI. LPI Contribution No. 1533: pdf.1104. (March 2010); Beck, A. W., Mittlefehldt, D. W., McSween, Harry Y., Jr., Rumble, D., III, Lee, C-T. A. & Bodnar, R. J. (2011) MIL 03443, a dunite from asteroid 4 Vesta: Evidence for its classification and cumulate origin. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 46 (8):1133-1151. (Aug 2011)
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fayalite-Forsterite Series data
Locality Data:Click here to view Miller Range 03443 meteorite (MIL 03443), Miller Range, Transantarctic Mountains, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
Nearest other occurrences of Fayalite-Forsterite Series
5.3km (3.3 miles) Miller Range 090032 meteorite (MIL 090032), Miller Range, Transantarctic Mountains, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
5.4km (3.4 miles) Miller Range 090030 Martian meteorite (MIL 090030), Miller Range, Transantarctic Mountains, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
6.4km (4.0 miles) Miller Range 090136 meteorite (MIL 090136), Miller Range, Transantarctic Mountains, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
21.9km (13.6 miles) Miller Range 03346 Martian meteorite (MIL 03346), Miller Range, Transantarctic Mountains, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica
 
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