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Second Report on researches on the chemical and mineralogical composition of meteorites

George P. Merrill

Second Report on researches on the chemical and mineralogical composition of meteorites

by George P. Merrill

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteorites.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesResearches on meteorites.
    Statementby George Perkins Merrill.
    SeriesMemoirs of the National academy of Sciences ; vol. 14, 4th memoir, Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences -- v. 14, no. 4.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 15 p., 4 leaves of plates ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14146875M

    MINERALS IDENTIFIED IN METEORITES of terrestrial minerals which have been found in meteorites. An excellent article, covering this subject, appears in "Researches on Meteorites", entitled "The Minerals of Meteorites", by Brian Mason, P. , listing 34 minerals known to have been found in meteorites. , and book business is an.   Purchase Meteorites, Comets, and Planets - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Book Edition: 1.

    meteorites. According to their mineralogical composition they are classified into many different types. The two basic classes are stony and iron meteorites, although a mixture of these chemistries (stony-iron meteorites) exists as well. Iron meteorites are composed of metallic iron with an admixture of nickel and some traces of other by: Start studying Meteorites. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

    Stony meteorites are the most abundant of the three meteorite groups and come closest to resembling earth rocks in their appearance and composition. The major portion of these meteorites consists of the silicate minerals olivine, pyroxene, and plagioclase feldspars. Most meteorites originate from collisions between two asteroids. Scientists study meteorites to determine what the solar system is like. For example, most scientific information about the estimated age, chemical composition and history of the solar system is derived from meteoric evidence. Scientists classify meteorites into three major groups.


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Second Report on researches on the chemical and mineralogical composition of meteorites by George P. Merrill Download PDF EPUB FB2

What I liked best was the contemporary information contained within and in addition to the main text. The science of asteroids, comets, impacts, astrobiology, and meteorites changes so quickly that it's hard to find a text with such accurate, current information. I recommend this book to anyone who has even a passing interest in meteorites/5(17).

“Meteorites” is a very good introductory book to the study of meteorites, with emphasis on their scientific importance. The illustrations on the cover, shown at the left, are: an aerial view of Meteor Crater in Arizona, a polished section of the Thiel Mountains, Antarctica pallasite (left), and a view of one of the Cronstad, South Africa.

Abstract We report here for the first time the composition and mineralogical studies on a new meteorite, which fell in Dhayala ki Chappar,(24 58'N, 73 48'27" E) 5 km NW of Nathdwara in south. What is unique about Richard Norton's book is that it is both a field guide to observing meteors, and also a field guide to locating, preparing and analysing meteorites.

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Fifty-four fragments of ordinary chondrites from 50 finds representing all searched areas in central Oman and all weathering stages were selected to compare the physical, chemical, and mineralogical effect of terrestrial weathering with 14C terrestrial ages. 14C ages range from to.

Abstract— We performed a comprehensive study of the noble gas isotopic abundances, radionuclide activities, and mineralogical and chemical composition of two mesosiderites and two iron meteorites. Chemical fractionations in meteorites / (Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration ; [For sale by the Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Virginia ], ), by Edward Anders, University of Chicago, and United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (page images at.

In meteorites that have seen even more shock metamorphism there is melting of minerals and glass begins to appear. The metal becomes small blebs rather than grains. Finally, by the time S6 is reached most of the minerals have melted and recrystallized, often into polymorphs which are mineral with the same composition but having a different.

Second Report on researches on the chemical and mineralogical composition of meteorites / by George Perkins Merrill Merrill, George P. (George Perkins), [ Book, Government publication: ] At State Library VIC. CHAPTER A. The chemical elements B. Cosmochemistry Part 1, Meteorites by Brian Mason] Part 2, Cosmochemistry.

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Some meteorites, particularly primitive chondrites, are quite unlike any other type of rock found on Earth and can be readily identified. By analysing the concentrations of multiple elements and their isotopes in meteorites, researchers at the ASU Center for Meteorite Studies are adding to our knowledge of the age and bulk chemical composition of the Solar System and the order in which different components in meteorites, their parent bodies, and the Solar System formed.

of a primitive ocean, but the chemical composition shows that no sorting by running water has occurred since the composition is so similar to that of other meteorites which approximate to our ideas of the primitive abundances of the elements.

The mineral structure of the Orgueil mteorite is quite remarkable. Groups of the second type seem to have diverse formational histories, but we believe that, unlike the first type, they were not once part of molten cores. This study is based on results from nearly different iron meteorites, which are listed with their classification together with 70 other paired by: At the Center for Meteorite Studies, researchers work on a wide variety of topics in meteoritic and planetary science, from studying the oldest materials in the Solar System to analyzing the data from the latest NASA missions.

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They were able to demonstrate how meteorites could. A gamma-ray spectrometer built at Los Alamos National Laboratory and carried on the Lunar Prospector orbiter in allowed scientists to measure the concentrations of several elements on the entire lunar surface.

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Stony meteorites: This type of meteorites are the most common type to fall. On the other hand, because they are very comparable in composition to the rocks on Earth, they are tricky to spot. Some stony meteorites contain small glassy spheres called CHONDRULES, and objects with these spheres are known as CHONDRITES.

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Rev., 5 () MINERALOGY AND PETROLOGY OF CHONDRITIC METEORITES in the literature are not accurate (or, perhaps, precise) enough to allow detailed examination of minor chemical variations for major (Fe, Mg, Si) or minor (Ca, AI, Na, K, Mn, Cr Cited by: