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Quartz from
Muonionalusta meteorite, Kitkiöjärvi, Pajala, Norrbotten, Sweden

Erratic type:Meteorite
Comments:Very minor, but intriguing possible devitrification product.
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Holtstam, D., Broman, C., Söderhielm, J. & Zetterqvist, A. (2003) First discovery of stishovite in an iron meteorite: Meteoritics &Planetary Science 38 (11): 1579-1583. (Nov 2003).
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Muonionalusta meteorite, Kitkiöjärvi, Pajala, Norrbotten, Sweden
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
14.8km (9.2 miles) A Naakajupukka, Naakajärvi, Pajala, Norrbotten, Sweden
48.4km (30.1 miles) B Pahtavuoma (Pahtavuoma-U), Kittilä, Lapland Region, Finland
67.9km (42.2 miles) C Rappukoski, Junosuando, Pajala, Norrbotten, Sweden
68.6km (42.6 miles) D Sirkka kaivos, Kittilä, Lapland Region, Finland
74.1km (46.1 miles) E Levijärvi lode, Levijärvi-Loukinen deposit, Kittilä, Lapland Region, Finland
95.8km (59.5 miles) F Miessijoki River, Lemmenjoki, Inari, Lapland Region, Finland
106.5km (66.1 miles) G Suorravaara, Leipojärvi, Gällivare, Lappland, Sweden
166.8km (103.7 miles) H Bidjovagge Au-Cu deposit, Kautokeino, Finnmark, Norway
172.9km (107.4 miles) I Kivilompolo, Ylitornio, Lapland Region, Finland
183.1km (113.8 miles) J Lehmikari, Sodankylä, Lapland Region, Finland
191.3km (118.8 miles) K Kivimaa, Tervola, Lapland Region, Finland
214.7km (133.4 miles) L Sören, Töre, Kalix, Norrbotten, Sweden
220.6km (137.1 miles) M Moskodalen Mine, Nordreisa, Troms, Norway
221.3km (137.5 miles) N Högheden quarry, Råneå, Luleå, Norrbotten, Sweden
221.8km (137.8 miles) O Råneå, Luleå, Norrbotten, Sweden
224.0km (139.2 miles) P Sörhällan quarry, Råneå, Luleå, Norrbotten, Sweden
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