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Pyroxene Group from
Chaves meteorite, Vilarelho da Raia, Vilarelho da Raia, Chaves, Vila Real, Portugal

Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Classification
Species:'Pyroxene Group' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Ca-poor Pyroxene (mostly orthopyroxene) ranges from Wo2 En78 Fs18 — Wo5 En37 Fs58 according to Monteiro (1989); Mason et. al. (1979) findings similar, but not as extensive.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Monteiro, J. F. (1989) Preliminary Study of Chaves Howardite: Abstracts and Program for the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society. LPI Contribution #712: p.165
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyroxene Group data
Locality Data:Click here to view Chaves meteorite, Vilarelho da Raia, Vilarelho da Raia, Chaves, Vila Real, Portugal
 
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