[meteorite-list] Haxtun Repost for M. Masse

From: Bernd Pauli HD <bernd.pauli_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:41:53 2004
Message-ID: <3A53D31B.D6EF7AFD_at_lehrer1.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de>

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,

Bernd
Received on Wed 03 Jan 2001 08:34:19 PM PST


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