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Forsterite from
Sharps meteorite, Henrico Co., Virginia, USA

Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Classification
Species:Forsterite
Formula:Mg2SiO4
Comments:Fe-poor olivine (Fa0.5-10) is found within the dark matrix.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Grady, M.M. (2000). Catalogue of Meteorites (5/e). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge; New York; Oakleigh; Madrid; Cape Town. 689 pages.; Fredriksson, K. (1969) The Sharps Chondrite — New Evidence on the Origin of Chondrules and Chondrites: IN: Meteoritic Research: Peter M. Millman, Editor: pp. 155-165. D. Reidel Publishing Company: Dordrecht-Holland. 941 pages.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Forsterite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sharps meteorite, Henrico Co., Virginia, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Forsterite
46.3km (28.8 miles) St. Mary's County meteorite, St. Mary's Co., Maryland, USA
 
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