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Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Mineral found in meteorite named for University of Hawaii scientist

Mineral found in meteorite named for University of Hawaii scientist


Newfound mineral named for UH scientist by Jim Borg
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, May 17, 2011
http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/20110517_newfound_mineral_named_for_uh_scientist.html

Kingsborough Community College Professor and Team 
of Scientists Publish Paper Announcing Discovery of 
New Mineral, Pr Newswire.
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/kingsborough-community-college-professor-and-team-of-scientists-publish-paper-announcing-discovery-of-new-mineral-121893383.html

New mineral, Krotite, named after UHM researcher 
Alexander Krot, School of Ocean and Earth Science and 
Technology at the University of Hawaii Newsletter.
http://www.uhm.hawaii.edu/news/attachments/pdf4415_1513.pdf

The paper is:

Ma, C., A. R. Kampf, H. C. Connolly, Jr., J. R. Beckett, 
G. R. Rossman, S. A. Sweeney Smith. and D. L. Schrader,
2011, Krotite, CaAl2O4, a new refractory mineral from the 
NWA 1934 meteorite. American Mineralogist. vol. 96,
no. 5-6, pp. 709-715; DOI: 10.2138/am.2011.3693
http://ammin.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/short/96/5-6/709

Yours,

Paul H.

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