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Basaltic shergottite meteorite

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A shergottite of basalt composition.


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Classification of Basaltic shergottite meteoriteHide

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Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Feldspar > PlagioclaseA petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.
MaskelyniteA type of naturally occurring glass having the composition of a plagioclase series feldspar, created by the ...
Pyroxene > Clinopyroxene > Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pyroxene > Clinopyroxene > Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:

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

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