Ausson (L5)

Country: France
State/District: Haute Garonne
Date of fall/find: Fell 1858, December 09 0730
Total known weight: 50 kg (approx.)
Number of pieces: 2
Type: Ordinary chondrite
Shock stage: S3

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Two stones, weighing about 9kg and 41kg respectively, fell, the first near Ausson and the other near Clarac, about 3 miles distant, F.Petit, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 1858, 47, p.1053. Analysis (doubtful, no CaO reported), G.Chancel and A.Moitessier, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 1859, 48, p.267 and 479. Ni and Ir contents, O.Müller et al., GCA, 1971, 35, p.1121. Partial INAA, R.A.Schmitt et al., Meteoritics, 1972, 7, p.131. Bulk chemical analysis, M.I.Dyakonova and V.Y.Kharitonova, Meteoritika, 1974, 33, p.90. Infrared photometry, albedo, JHK colors, M.Leake et al., Meteoritics, 1978, 13, p.101. Fission track densities in whitlockite and orthopyroxene, P.Pellas, LPSC, 1981, 12, p.825 (abs.). Major and trace element data, C.W.Neal et al., GCA, 1981, 45, p.891. Contains Na-Al-Cr-rich chondrules, A.Bischoff and K.Keil, GCA, 1984, 48, p.693. Analysis data, E.Jarosewich and R.T.Dodd, Meteoritics, 1985, 20, p.23. Uranium abundance in merrillite and apatite, G.Crozaz et al., Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 1989, 93, p.157. Rb-Sr analysis of phosphates, F.A.Podosek and J.C.Brannon, Meteoritics, 1991, 26, p.145. Oxygen isotopic composition, R.N.Clayton et al., GCA, 1991, 55, p.2317. Petrographic shock classification, D.Stöffler et al., GCA, 1991, 55, p.3845, M.E.Bennett and H.Y.McSween,Jr., MAPS, 1996, 31, p.255. U-Pb systematics of phosphate separate, C.Göpel et al., Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 1994, 121, p.153. Bulk density and porosity, M.Terho et al., Studia Geophysica et Geodaedica, 1993, 37, p.65; see also, D.T.Britt and G.J.Consolmagno, MAPS, 2003, 38, p.1161; S.L.Wilkison and M.S.Robinson, MAPS, 2000, 35, p.1203. Magnetic susceptibility, P.Rochette et al., MAPS, 2003, 38, p.251.

ID#: 4802
Description: Fragment
Size: 1.7 x 1.2 x 1 cm
Weight: 4.74 gr

US$ 1,650.00


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