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…

Continuing the Search for the Most Primitive CO Chondrites: The Oxygen Isotope Perspective

R. C. Greenwood, I. A. Franchi, C. M. O’D. Alexander, K. T. Howard 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2016), Abstract #2206 PDF

Possible Relationship Between Organic Abundance and Aqueous Alteration of CM2 Carbonaceous Chondrites

M. P. Callahan 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2016), Abstract #1691 PDF

Diepenveen (CM2-an) is officially registered in the Meteoritical Bulletin

LINK “Diepenveen 52° 17′ 35″N, 6° 7′ 30″E Overijssel, Netherlands Probable fall: 1873 Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CM2, anomalous) History: (M. Langbroek, Naturalis and DMS, N. de Kort, KNVWS): A single 68-g stone in private ownership…