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Nakhlite meteorite

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About Nakhlite meteoriteHide

A clinopyroxenite composition Martian meteorite.

Meteoritical Society Code: Martian (nakhlite)

Classification of Nakhlite meteoriteHide

Synonyms of Nakhlite meteoriteHide

References for Nakhlite meteoriteHide

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Irving, A.J., Kuehner, S.M., Rumble, D., III., Carlson, R.W., Hupé, A.C., and Hupé, G.M. (2002) Petrology and isotopic composition of orthopyroxene-bearing nakhlite NWA 998.
Anand, M., Williams, C.T., Russell, S.S., Jones, G., James, S., and Grady, M.M. (2005) Petrology and geochemistry of nakhlite MIL 03346: A new Martian meteorite from Antarctica. Lunar and Planetary Science XXXVI.
McKay, G. and Schwandt, C. (2005) Mineralogy and petrology of new Antarctic nakhlite MIL 03346. Lunar and Planetary Science XXXVI.
Treiman, A.H. (2005) The nakhlite meteorites: Augite-rich igneous rocks from Mars. Chemie der Erde 65, 203-270.
Mikouchi, T., McKay, G., and Miyamoto, M. (2006) Mineralogy of nakhlite Martian meteorites: implications for their relative burial depths. 19th General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, 23-28 July 2006, Kobe, Japan.
Corrigan, C.M, Vicenzi, E.P., Konicek, A.R., and Lunning, N. (2011) An examination of the new Miller Range nakhlites (MIL 090030, 090032, and 090136). 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.
Peslier, A.H. (2012) Water in pyroxene and olivine from Martian meteorites. In The mantle of Mars: Insights from Theory, Geophysics, High-Pressure Studies, and Meteorites.
Righter, K., Keller, L.P., Rahman, Z., and Christoffersen, R. (2012) Exsolution of iron-titanium oxides in magnetite in Miller Range (MIL) 03346 Nakhlite: Evidence for post crystallization reduction in the nakhlite cumulate pile. 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.
Udry, A. (2012) Paired nakhlites MIL 090030, 090032, 090136, and 03346: Insights into the Miller Range parent meteorite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science. 47 (10): 1575–1589.
American Mineralogist (2015) Volume 100, 2380–2395.
Cohen, B.E., Mark, D.F., Tomkinson, T., Lee, M.R., and Smith, C.L. (2015) Martian Igneous Activity and Fluid-Based Alteration: Chronological Constraints from 40Ar/39Ar Analyses of the Nakhlites. In: 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX, USA, 16-20 Mar 2015.

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Recorded finds for Nakhlite 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.
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Queen Maud Land
      • Queen Fabiola Mts (Yamato Mts)
Meteoritical Society Database
    • Transantarctic Mts
      • Miller Range
Meteoritical Society Database
Meteoritical Society Database
Meteoritical Society Database
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  • Minas Gerais
    • Governador Valadares
Meteoritical Society Database
  • Alexandria
    • Abu Hommos
      • Nakhla
Meteoritical Society Database
Northwest Africa Meteorites
Meteoritical Society Database
Meteoritical Society Database
  • Indiana
    • Tippecanoe Co.
      • Lafayette
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