[meteorite-list] Reidite implies asteroid impact created Libyan Desert Glass
From: Paul <etchplain_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 17:33:51 -0500
Mystery of Libyan desert glass solved at last. Famous
since the time of King Tut the origin of the scattered
glass fragments has long puzzled researchers. Aaron
Cavosie from Australia???s Curtin University explains.
Planetary scientists unravel mystery of Egyptian
desert glass by Curtin University, PyhsOrg
100-Year Mystery Solved, Yellow Glass In Egyptian
Desert Caused By Meteorite Strike, Athena Chan, Tech Times
The paper is:
Cavosie, A.J. and Koeberl, C., 2019. Overestimation of
threat from 100 Mt???class airbursts? High-pressure
evidence from zircon in Libyan Desert Glass. Geology.
Another open access paper is:
Koeberl, C. and Ferri??re, L., 2019. Libyan Desert Glass area
in western Egypt: Shocked quartz in bedrock points to a
possible deeply eroded impact structure in the region.
Meteoritics & Planetary Science. open access
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