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Wednesday, 10 May 2006

Meteorite Fragment Found in Morokweng Crater Impact Melt

Meteorite Fragment Found in Morokweng Crater Impact Melt

Paul bristolia at yahoo.com
Wed May 10 17:23:59 EDT 2006

Maier, W. D., M. A. G. Andreoli, I. McDonald, M. D. Higgins, A. J. Boyce, A.
Shukolyukov, G. W. Lugmair, L. D. Ashwal, P. Graser, E. M. Ripley, and R. J.
Hart, 2006, Discovery of a 25-cm asteroid clast in the giant Morokweng
impact crater, South Africa. Nature. vol. 441, no. 4751, pp. 203-206.

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v441/n7090/abs/nature04751.html

Fragment of an LL6 chondrite breccia found impact melt of 70 km
diameter crater in South Africa.

Information about the Morokweng Impact Crater can be found at:

http://www.unb.ca/passc/ImpactDatabase/images/morokweng.htm

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