Mineralogy and Cooling History of Ungrouped Achondrite Erg Chech 002

T. Mikouchi, Zolensky M. E.

52nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2021), Abstract #2457


“Erg Chech 002 is characterized by large pyroxene xenocrysts whose diffusive zoning profiles suggest fast cooling from high temperature. Trapping of deep interior rocks as xenocrysts might be a common magmatic process as found for quenched angrites.”