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Shergottite meteorite

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About Shergottite meteoriteHide

A class of Martian meteorites comprising basalt and gabbro formed from subalkaline magmas.

Meteoritical Society Code: Martian (shergottite)



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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

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American Mineralogist, Volume 100, pages 2380–2395, 2015

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Recorded finds for Shergottite 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.
Algeria
 
  • Sahara Desert
    • Lakhbi
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Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • American Highland
      • Grove Mts
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    • Queen Maud Land
      • Roberts Massif
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    • Victoria Land
      • Allan Hills
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      • Elephant Moraine
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      • Queen Alexandra Range
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India
 
  • Bihar
    • Gaya District
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Libya
 
  • Al Jufrah District
    • Dar al Gani
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Morocco
 
  • Fès-Meknès Region
    • Boulemane Province
      • Missour
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Meteoritical Society Database; Jambon, A., Barrat, J. A., Sautter, V., Gillet, P., Göpel, C., Javoy, M., ... & Lesourd, M. (2002). The basaltic shergottite Northwest Africa 856: Petrology and chemistry. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 37(9), 1147-1164.
  • Souss-Massa Region
    • Tata Province
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Nigeria
 
  • Katsina State
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Northwest Africa Meteorites
 
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Oman
 
  • Al Wusta Region
    • Sayh al Uhaymir
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  • Dhofar Governorate (Al Janubiyah Province)
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USA
 
  • California
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