[meteorite-list] Black inclusions in NWA R-Chondrites?

From: Darren Garrison <cynapse_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon Jul 24 14:20:59 2006
Message-ID: <jl3ac2hp2vrm4f64fgfsm88j00qavu87au_at_4ax.com>

On Mon, 24 Jul 2006 12:55:32 -0400, you wrote:

>Hi, all,
>Interesting inclusions - they sure do look carbonaceous, eh?
>I recall coming across a photo of a NWA 869 with a similar inclusion (quite
>a while ago now, sorry - no link!), and the accompanying suggestion was that
>it was either carbon or graphite based.

Here's a couple of examples of the black areas in NWA 869 from my collection:



Note that the black areas in 869 are pretty much flat and featuress, but the
black areas in the R chondrites are filled with chondrules.


The significance of that, I could only guess at.
Received on Mon 24 Jul 2006 02:21:46 PM PDT

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