IIICD iron meteorite
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Composed dominantly of meteoritic iron and silicate inclusions.
Classification of IIICD iron meteoriteHide
Mineralogy of IIICD iron meteoriteHide
Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
|Meteoritic Iron||Iron found as a constituent of meteorites.|
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
|Feldspar > Plagioclase||A petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.|
|High-calcium pyroxene||A petrological term for pyroxene high in calcium, invariably these will be clinopyroxene minerals.|
|Low-calcium pyroxene||Low-calcium pyroxene (often abbreviated as LCP) is an important term in petrology for pyroxene low in Ca and ...|
|Olivine||Equivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.|