The Metal-Rich Lithology Within the Aguas Zarcas Breccia: Characterization, Origin, and Evolution

Kerraouch I., Bischoff A., Zolensky M. E., Hellmann J. L., Wölfer E., King A. J., Patzek M., Marrocchi Y., Pack A., Ludwig T., Trieloff M.

84th Annual Meeting of The Meteoritical Society 2021 (abstract # 6201)


We investigated the petrography, mineralogy, chemistry, and isotopic composition of an unusual ‘metal-rich lithology’ (termed Met-1) from the CM chondrite Aguas Zarcas in order to better understand its characteristics, affinities, origin, and formation history.