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Fayalite-Forsterite Series from
Putinga meteorite, Linha Rui Barbosa, Putinga, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Species:'Fayalite-Forsterite Series' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Olivine composition — Fa 24 (Mason, 1967), Fa24.3 (Symes & Hutchison, 1970), Fa24.8 (Keil et al., 1978).
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Mason, B. (1967) Olivine Composition in Chondrites—a supplement: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31:1100-1103.; Symes, R.F. & Hutchison, R. (1970) Medanitos and Putinga, two South American meteorites. Mineral. Mag. 37 (290):721-735. (June 1970).; Keil, K., Lange, D., Ulbrich, M. N. C., Gomes, C. B., Jarosewich, E., Roisenberg, A., & Souza, M.J. (1978) XIII - Mineralogy, petrology, and chemistry of the Putinga, Rio Grande do Sul, chondrite: Meteoritics 13:165-175. (June 1978).; Gomes, C.B. & Keil, K. (1980) Brazilian Stony Meteorites: University of New Mexico Press: Albuquerque. pp. 162. ; de Oliveira, J.C.P., da Costa Jr., M.I., Vasquez, A., Roisenberg, A. & Vieira Jr., N. (1988) Moessbauer study of the Putinga chondrite: Physica Scripta 37(1): 185-187. (Jan. 1988).
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fayalite-Forsterite Series data
Locality Data:Click here to view Putinga meteorite, Linha Rui Barbosa, Putinga, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Nearest other occurrences of Fayalite-Forsterite Series
36.7km (22.8 miles) Santa Bárbara meteorite, Sapiranga, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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