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Mössbauer studies of Soltmany and Shisr 176 meteorites – comparison with other ordinary chondrites

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Two ordinary chondrites type L6: Soltmany and Shisr 176, were recently investigated in our laboratory. The distribution of iron in the 4 main iron bearing mineral phases (olivine, pyroxene, kamacite and troilite) determined by Mössbauer spectroscopy in Soltmany and Shisr 176 meteorites was very different from that in the Baszkowka meteorite (type L5). To explain the cause of this difference, a comparison of the distribution of iron among the main mineral phases present in other type L and H meteorites was performed. Our studies have shown that the Baszkowka meteorite is not a good point of reference for Soltmany and Shisr 176 meteorites.

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Correspondence to J. Gała̧zka-Friedman.

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Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect (ICAME 2013) held in Opatija, Croatia, 1–6 September 2013

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Gała̧zka-Friedman, J., Szlachta, K., Karwowski, Ł. et al. Mössbauer studies of Soltmany and Shisr 176 meteorites – comparison with other ordinary chondrites. Hyperfine Interact 226, 593–600 (2014) doi:10.1007/s10751-013-0944-0

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Keywords

  • Ordinary chondrites
  • Classification of meteorites
  • Soltmany meteorite
  • Shisr 176 meteorite