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

Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Species:Augite var: Fassaite
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Wlotzka, F. (1983) Composition of Chondrules, Fragments and Matrix in the Unequilibrated Ordinary Chondrites Tieschitz and Sharps. IN: Chondrules and their origin's. Houston, TX, Lunar and Planetary Institute: pages 296-318.; Dodd, R.T. (1971) Calc-Aluminous Insets in Olivine of the Sharps Chondrite: Mineralogical Magazine 38 (296), 451-458. (Dec 1971).; Bischoff, A. & Keil, K. (1984) Al-rich objects in ordinary chondrites: Related origin of carbonaceous and ordinary chondrites and their constituents. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 48 (4): 693-709.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fassaite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sharps meteorite, Henrico Co., Virginia, USA
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