Features in constructing a certificate of strength of extraterrestrial material by the example of the Chelyabinsk meteorite

S. A. Voropaev,A. V. Kocherov, C. A. Lorenz, A. V. Korochantsev, N. V. Dushenko, D. M. Kuzina, I. I. Nugmanov, Y. Jianguo Doklady Physics October 2017, Volume 62, Issue 10, pp 486–489 First Online: 04…

A new mineralogical approach for CO3 chondrite characterization by X-ray diffraction: Identification of primordial phases and thermal history

Imae, N. and Nakamuta, Y. Meteoritics & Planetary Science. doi: 10.1111/maps.12996 LINK “Using the in-plane rotation of polished thin section, the X-ray diffraction patterns exhibiting a high degree of randomness similar to powder pattern were…

Kheneg Ljouâd (LL5/6, S3, W0) registered as probable fall

12 July, 2017 28°59’03.3″N, 8°24’38.7″W Guelmime Es Smara, Morocco LINK

‘Lieksa’ (prov.) meteorite (IAB) ?

Finnish Geologian tutkimuskeskus (GTK) announced the finding of a 238.3-gram iron meteorite (IAB, 66 mm) by Pekka Vallimies on 30 May 2017 while looking for mushrooms (Gyromitra esculenta) in Löpönvaara, ~10 km NNE of Lieksa,…

Thermal shock fragmentation of Mg silicates within scoriaceous micrometeorites reveal hydrated asteroidal sourcesOPEN ACCESS 

Matthew J. Genge, Martin Suttle, Matthias Van Ginneken Geology (2017) DOI:https://doi.org/10.1130/G39426.1 PDF (OPEN ACCESS) “Gold Open Access: This paper is published under the terms of the CC-BY license Scoriaceous micrometeorites are highly vesicular extraterrestrial dust…

Intermineral oxygen three-isotope systematics of silicate minerals in equilibrated ordinary chondrites.

McDougal, D., Nakashima, D., Tenner, T. J., Kita, N. T., Valley, J. W. and Noguchi, T. Meteoritics & Planetary Science. doi: 10.1111/maps.12932 LINK “High-precision oxygen three-isotope ratios were measured for four mineral phases (olivine, low-Ca…

The stardust abundance in the local interstellar cloud at the birth of the Solar System

Peter Hoppe, Jan Leitner & János Kodolányi Nature Astronomy (2017) doi:10.1038/s41550-017-0215-0 Published online: 14 August 2017 LINK “Primitive Solar System materials, such as certain types of meteorites, interplanetary dust particles and cometary matter, contain small…

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