[meteorite-list] Dunite

From: bernd.pauli_at_paulinet.de <bernd.pauli_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed May 5 16:03:15 2004
Message-ID: <DIIE.0000001800002140_at_paulinet.de>

> On a side note, how many meteorites incorporate dunite as part of their
> makeup? The only place I remember hearing about dunite previously was
> in Chassigny, since Chassigny is a Martian example of what would be
> called a dunite on Earth.

Well, dunite, a coarse-grained igneous rock composed
almost entirely of olivine, has been reported from:

Chassigny (SNC)
Dhofar 307 (LUN-A)
Dhofar 730 (LUN-A)
Mount Padbury (MES)
Mincy (MES)
[Putorana contains feldspathic dunite]


To: daistiho_at_hotmail.com
Received on Wed 05 May 2004 04:03:13 PM PDT

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