Bouvante (Eucrite-mmict)

Country: France
State/District: Drome, Bouvante-le-Haut
Date of fall/find: Found 1978, July 30
Total known weight: 8.3 kg
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Stone. Achondrite, monomict eucrite, brecciated

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A single crusted stone of 8.3kg was found 100 m SE of Lake Bouvante. It was excavated from a hole 25 cm across and 50-60 cm deep, Met. Bull. 57, Meteoritics, 1980, 15, p.96. Mineralogy, chemical composition, M.Christophe Michel-Levy, Meteoritics, 1980, 15, p.272 (abs.). Major and trace element analysis, H.Palme and W.Rammensee, LPSC, 1981, 12, p.796 (abs.). Modal composition, J.S.Delaney et al., J. Geophys. Res., 1984, 89 (suppl.), p.C251; see also, LPSC, 1984, 15, p.210 (abs.). Mo analysis by NAA, H.E.Newsom, J. Geophys. Res., 1985, 90 (suppl.), p.C613. Description, petrology, analysis, 15.1% total Fe, M.Christophe Michel-Levy et al., Bull. Miner., 1987, 110, p.449. Be-10 data, D.Aylmer et al., GCA, 1988, 52, p.1691. Pb-Pb dating, F.Tera et al., LPSC, 1989, 20, p.1111 (abs.). Labile trace element composition, R.L.Paul and M.E.Lipschutz, GCA, 1990, 54, p.3185. Measurements of cosmic-ray track density and cosmogenic nuclides, N.Bhandari et al., Meteoritics, 1992, 27, p.203 (abs.). Kr-Kr exposure age, A.Shukolyukov and F.Begemann, Meteoritics, 1994, 29, p.533 (abs.). Determination of Pb-Pb mineral isochron ages, F.Tera et al., GCA, 1997, 61, p.1713. Survey of major, minor and trace element data, K.Kitts and K.Lodders, MAPS, 1998, 33, p.A197. Major and trace element composition, J.A.Barrat et al., MAPS, 2000, 35, p.1087. Reflectance spectroscopy, comparison with Vesta and Vestoids, T.H.Burbine et al., MAPS, 2001, 36, p.761; see also, J.M.Sunshine et al., MAPS, 2004, 39, p.1343. Zr isotopic composition, M.Schönbächler et al., LPSC, 2002, 33, abs. #1283. Hf-W dating of metal, silicate and bulk material, T.Kleine et al., LPSC, 2004, 35, abs. #1230. Fe isotopic composition, G.Quitté and A.N.Halliday, MAPS, 2004, 39, No. 8 (Suppl.), p.A88 (abs.).

ID#: 4914
Description: Block with some crust
Size: 1.7 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm
Weight: 5.83 gr

US$ 1,050.00


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