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Hypersthene from
Hendersonville meteorite, Henderson Co., North Carolina, USA

Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Classification
Species:'Hypersthene' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Comments:Reading Merrill's 'Enstatite' to conform w. later conventions.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Meteoritical Bulletin Database; Merrill, G.P. (1907) Notes on the composition and structure of the Hendersonville, North Carolina meteorite: Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 32 (1511): 79-82.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Hypersthene data
Locality Data:Click here to view Hendersonville meteorite, Henderson Co., North Carolina, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Hypersthene
50.4km (31.3 miles) Walker Top Mountain, Burke Co., North Carolina, USA
59.1km (36.7 miles) Cherokee Springs meteorite, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina, USA
69.7km (43.3 miles) Lenoir Quarry, Lenoir, Caldwell Co., North Carolina, USA
 
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