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Maskelynite from
Putinga meteorite, Linha Rui Barbosa, Putinga, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Species:'Maskelynite' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Feldspathic Maskelynite of Plagioclase composition (An12.4Ab81Or) according to Gomes & Keil (1980).
Validity:Believed Valid
References: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.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Maskelynite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Putinga meteorite, Linha Rui Barbosa, Putinga, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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