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Kamacite from
Charcas meteorite, Charcas, Charcas Municipality, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Classification
Species:Iron var: Kamacite
Formula:(Fe,Ni)
Comments:Widmanstätten pattern in both Charcas and Descubridora fragments
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Fletcher, L. (1890) On the Mexican Meteorites, with especial regard to the occurrence of wide-spread meteoritic showers. Mineralogical Magazine 9 (42):91-180. [Cf., esp. 160-162] (Aug 1890); Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam, London: New York. 245 pages. ; Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages.; http://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/bitstream/handle/10524/35874/vol3-Ri-Ro(LO).pdf#page=14
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Kamacite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Charcas meteorite, Charcas, Charcas Municipality, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
 
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