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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:
ChromiteFe2+Cr3+2O4
Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
TroiliteFeS

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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.

Locality ListHide

- 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.
USA
 
  • Kentucky
    • Carroll Co.
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