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CK chondrite meteorite

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The Karoonda (CK) chemical group of carbonaceous chondrites, distinguished by abundant fine-grained matrix (~75 vol%), mm-sized chondrules that lack igneous rims, relatively few refractory inclusions, and a high degree of oxidation; most CK chondrites have been metamorphosed to type 4 or higher.

Meteoritical Society Code: CK

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Classification of CK chondrite meteoriteHide

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Recorded finds for CK chondrite meteoriteHide

This map shows a selection of recorded finds that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Queen Maud Land
      • Queen Fabiola Mts (Yamato Mts)
[CK5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • Transantarctic Mts
      • Buckley Island quadrangle
        • Lewis Cliff
[CK6 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • Victoria Land
      • Elephant Moraine
[CK5 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • South Australia
    • Murray Basin
      • Murray Mallee
        • Karoonda
[CK4 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • Western Region
      • Maralinga
[Anomalous CK4 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Hyogo
    • Kobe City
      • Kita-ku
[CK4 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Al Jabal al Gharbi District
    • Hamadah al Hamra
[CK4 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[CK4 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Al Jufrah District
    • Dar al Gani
[Anomalous CK3 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Dhofar
[CK3 chondrite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
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