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PES pallasite meteorite

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A grouplet named for a pallasite that was found near Eagle Station, Kentucky, in 1880. They all contain highly fragmented olivines, intermixed with small, irregular olivine splinters, in a nickel-iron matrix. The olivine is extraordinarily iron-rich, and the metal consists of higher nickel content than any other pallasites.

Meteoritical Society Code: Pallasite, PES

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Classification of PES pallasite meteoriteHide

Mineralogy of PES pallasite meteoriteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Meteoritic IronIron found as a constituent of meteorites.
Olivine > FayaliteFe2+2SiO4
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:

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Recorded finds for PES 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. β“˜ - 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.
  • Kentucky
    • Carroll Co.
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