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…

Aqueous Alteration on Asteroids: Linking the Mineralogy and Spectroscopy of CM and CI Chondrites

M.M. McAdam, J.M. Sunshine, K.T. Howard, T.M. McCoy Icarus DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.09.041 LINK Abstract CM/CI meteorites range in degree of aqueous alteration suggesting differences in initially accreted materials including water ice and possible spatial heterogeneities within…

The paradox between low shock-stage and evidence for compaction in CM carbonaceous chondrites explained by multiple low-intensity impacts

Paula Lindgren, Romy D. Hanna, Katherine J. Dobson, Tim Tomkinson, Martin R. Lee Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.09.014 (in press) Available online 18 September 2014 LINK

Aragonite, breunnerite, calcite and dolomite in the CM carbonaceous chondrites: High fidelity recorders of progressive parent body aqueous alteration

Martin R. Lee, Paula Lindgren, Mahmood R. Sofe Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Available online 28 August 2014 LINK