Multiple Igneous Bodies for Nakhlites and Chassignites as Inferred from Olivine Cooling Rates Using Calcium Zoning

Mikouchi T. * Takenouchi A. Zolensky M. E.

80th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society 2017 [#6177]

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“We analyzed Ca zoning of olivine from nakhlites and chassignites to calculate their cooling rates. The obtained cooling rates suggest multiple igneous bodies for each group, and nakhlites and chassignites did not share the same igneous body.