[meteorite-list] Zapaliname

From: Bernd Pauli HD <bernd.pauli_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:43:30 2004
Message-ID: <3B4C72DC.F4F3C74E_at_lehrer1.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de>

Laurent a écrit:

> I am looking for some information
> regarding a meteorite named ZAPALIMANE

Bonjour Laurent, Hello List,

Zapaliname is a IAB iron. Here is the information
provided by the Meteoritical Bulletin:

A mass of 85 kg was found by Felix A. Morales while he was prospecting
in the Zapaliname Mountains. Classification and description (J. Wasson,
UCLA; T. Palmer, El Paso, Texas): kamacite bandwidth, 2.4±0.4 mm; no
fusion crust or heat-altered zone present; bulk metal composition, Co =
0.457 wt%, Ni = 6.70 wt%; Ga = 84.2 ppm; As = 12.0 ppm; Ir = 1.82 ppm,
Au = 1.46 ppm; no silicate inclusions were observed in three small
slabs. Specimens: type specimen 175 gr, UCLA; main mass with F. Morales,
Orense, Spain (Met. Bull., No. 85, 2001 July).

See also:

PALMER T. (2001) New Mexican Meteorite
(METEORITE 7-1, Feb 2001, pp. 5-6).

Best wishes,

Received on Wed 11 Jul 2001 11:38:04 AM PDT

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