A New Method for Modal Abundance, Chemistry and Density Determination of Fine Grained Matrices of Primitive Chondrites

Zanetta P-M. * Leroux H. Le Guillou C. Zanda B. Hewins R. H. Lewin E. Pont S.

80th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society 2017 [#6274]

abstract (PDF)

“Analyses of primitive chondrite matrices are not accurate enough to constrain their origin and evolution. We propose a new method to get the modal abundances, chemistry and density of each phase in order to determine matrix global chemistry. “