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Pallasite meteorite

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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



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Classification of Pallasite meteoriteHide

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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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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
Bolivia
 
  • Potosí Department
    • 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 Region
    • Antofagasta Province
      • Augusta Victoria
        • Imilac
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
China
 
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • 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.
Germany
 
  • Hesse
    • Marburg
Meteoritical Society Database
Italy
 
  • Sicily
    • Catania Province
Meteoritical Society Database
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chugoku Region
      • Okayama Prefecture
        • Takahashi City
          • Bicchu-cho (Bitchu-cho)
            • Fuka
Ayaka Hayashi, Koichi Momma, Ritsuro Miyawaki, Mitsuo Tanabe, Shigetomo Kishi, Shoichi Kobayashi, Isao Kusachi (2017): Kurchatovite from the Fuka mine, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 112, 159-165.
  • Shikoku Island
    • Kochi Prefecture
      • Kami City
[Anomalous PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Mexico
 
  • Baja California Sur (BC 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.
New Zealand
 
  • North Island
    • Waikato Region
      • Thames-Coromandel District
        • Thames
Fraser, C. (1910) The Geology of the Thames Subdivision, Hauraki, Auckland. New Zealand Geological Survey, Bulletin No. 10 (New Series), New Zealand Government, Wellington, 136 pages.
      • Waikato District
Spratt, P.R., Rodgers, K.A. (1975) The Ngatutura Volcanics, Southwest Auckland. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 5:2, 163-178.
      • Waitomo District
        • Piopio
Leach, T.M., Rodgers, K.A. (1978) Metasomatism in the Wairere Serpentinite King Country New Zealand, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 42, 45-62.
Norway
 
  • Finnmark
    • Alta
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Russia
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Magadanskaya Oblast'
      • Magadan
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Viipuri
[PMG pallasite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
  • Volga Region
    • 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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