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Pallasite meteorite

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About Pallasite meteoriteHide

A stony-iron meteorite composed essentially of large single glassy crystals of olivine embedded in a network of nickel-iron. Pallasites are believed to have been formed at the interface of the stony mantle and metal core of a layered planetoid.


Meteoritical Society Code: Pallasite



Classification of Pallasite meteoriteHide

Sub-divisions of Pallasite meteoriteHide

Mineralogy of Pallasite meteoriteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Meteoritic IronIron found as a constituent of meteorites.
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.

Pronounciation of Pallasite meteoriteHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

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Recorded finds for Pallasite 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.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Queen Maud Land
      • Queen Fabiola Mts (Yamato Mts)
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Argentina
 
  • Chubut
    • Futaleufú Department
      • Esquel
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Ashburnham Co.
      • Molong
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Northern Territory
    • Central Desert Region
      • Huckitta Station
[Anomalous PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Belarus
 
  • Gomel Region
    • Rechytsa District
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Belgium
 
  • Wallonia
    • Liège
      • Verviers
        • Plombières-Vieille Montagne-Moresnet (Plombières-Altenberg-Moresnet) mining district
          • Lontzen
Michel BLONDIEAU, Stéphane PUCCIO, Frédéric HATERT (2018) Minéralogie du puits de recherche plomb-zinc situé près de la ferme Erlenbach à Lontzen (Lontzen, Province de Liège)
Bolivia
 
  • Potosí
    • Nor Lípez Province
      • Ollagüe
Meteoritical Society Database
Brazil
 
  • Bahia
    • Quijingue
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Canada
 
  • Saskatchewan
    • Springwater
[Anomalous PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta
    • Antofagasta Province
      • Augusta Victoria
        • Imilac
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
China
 
  • Xinjiang
    • Changji Autonomous Prefecture (Sanji Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Fukang Co.
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
France
 
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Lot-et-Garonne
      • Agen
Ramdohr, P. (1973) The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam; London: New York. 245 pages.
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Bouches-du-Rhône
      • Aix-en-Provence
        • Peyrolles-en-Provence
Germany
 
  • Hesse
    • Marburg-Biedenkopf
      • Marburg
Meteoritical Society Database
Italy
 
  • Sicily
    • Catania Province
      • Mineo
Meteoritical Society Database
Japan
 
  • Kochi
    • Kami City
[Anomalous PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Kazakhstan
 
  • Pavlodar
    • Ekibastuz
Seltmann, R., & Porter, T. M. (2005). The porphyry Cu–Au/Mo deposits of Central Eurasia: 1. Tectonic, geologic and metallogenic setting and significant deposits. Super porphyry copper and gold deposits: a global perspective, 2, 467-512.
Mexico
 
  • Baja California Sur
    • Mun. de Mulegé
      • Santa Rosalía
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database; Fuchs, L. H. (1967). Stanfieldite: a new phosphate mineral from stony-iron meteorites. Science, 158(3803), 910-911.
Norway
 
  • Finnmark
    • Alta
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Russia
 
  • Krasnoyarsk Krai
[Anomalous PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Magadan Oblast
    • Magadan
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Republic of Karelia
    • Viipuri
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Volgograd Oblast
    • Pallasovka
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
USA
 
  • Arkansas
    • Jackson Co.
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database; Buseck, P. R. (1968). Mackinawite, pentlandite, and native copper from the Newport pallasite. Mineralogical Magazine, 36(281), 717-725.
  • Kansas
    • Kiowa Co.
      • Kimberly farm
[Anomalous PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • Lyon Co.
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • Marshall Co.
[Ungrouped pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Kentucky
    • Carroll Co.
[PES pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
    • Christian Co.
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Missouri
    • Atchison Co.
[Ungrouped pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Wyoming
    • Laramie Co.
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
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