SIDEROLITES

Photographic Camera
Photographic Camera

Fragment of the Quijingue meteorite, a Pallasite with crystals of olivine embedded in the metal FeNi. Image Credit: André Moutinho

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Jeol JXA8230 Electron Microprobe
Jeol JXA8230 Electron Microprobe

Backscattered electron image (compo) 15KeV - 20nA Schreibersite crystal - (FeNi) 3P - embedded in the the kamacite - FeNi. Image Credit: Amanda Tosi

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Jeol JXA8230 Electron Microprobe
Jeol JXA8230 Electron Microprobe

Backscattered image (compo) 15KeV - 20nA Point analysis by WDS of the olivine grains embedded in the metallic phase. Its composition is homogeneous with Fa varying between 12 and 14 wt.%. Image Credit: Amanda Tosi

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Photographic Camera
Photographic Camera

Fragment of the Quijingue meteorite, a Pallasite with crystals of olivine embedded in the metal FeNi. Image Credit: André Moutinho

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Stony Iron

TIPO:

CLASSE:

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ACHONDRITE

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PALLASITE

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W3

BRAZIL - BA

1984

FIND

Pallasite with Ni content in the metallic phase around 7.5 wt%, composed mainly of Mg-olivine in the silicate phase. Weathering W3..

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