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Howardite meteorite

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Howardites are an abundant group of polymict-breccia achondrites that appear to represent mixtures of eucrites + diogenites (these three linked groups are collectively known as HED meteorites and may come from asteroid 4 Vesta). The main minerals in howardites are pyroxene (largely orthopyroxene) and Na-poor plagioclase. A minority of howardites are rich in solar-wind noble gases and thus inferred to be regolith breccias

Meteoritical Society Code: Howardite



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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.
Armenia
 
  • Erevan Province (Yerevan)
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Belarus
 
  • Brest Region (Brest Oblast; Brest Voblast)
    • Stolin District
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Finland
 
  • South Karelia
    • Savitaipale
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France
 
  • Normandy
    • Manche
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Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Massing
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India
 
  • Odisha (Orissa)
    • Maurbhanj district
      • Deoli pargana
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  • Rajasthan (Rajputana)
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Lithuania
 
  • Panevėžys County
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Nigeria
 
  • Bauchi
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Portugal
 
  • Vila Real
    • Chaves
      • Vilarelho da Raia
        • Vilarelho da Raia
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Russia
 
  • Saratov Oblast
    • Pavlovka
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South Africa
 
  • Eastern Cape
    • Chris Hani District
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South Sudan
 
  • Eastern Equatoria
    • Kapoeta
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Ukraine
 
  • Zaporizhia Oblast
    • Mikhailov District
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USA
 
  • Kentucky
    • Wayne Co.
      • Monticello
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  • Washington
    • Clark Co.
      • Washougal
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