From: Bernd Pauli HD <bernd.pauli_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:37:38 2004
Matteo Chinellato wrote:
> Haxtun classification is H/L4, but in the Catalogue ... L4
Hello Matteo and List,
Haxtun was classified as an i n t e r m e d i a t e type by A.E.
Rubin. Its olivine value (Fa24.6 ± 0.4) makes it an L chondrite but,
on the other hand, its pyroxene value (Fs17.8 ± 1.3) clearly makes
it an H chondrite. There is a paper by A. Rubin about such ordinary
chondrites with atypical mineral compositions.
Best wishes for a
Happy New Year,
Received on Wed 27 Dec 2000 04:15:24 PM PST