Camel Donga (Eucrite-mmict)

Country: Australia
State/District: Western Australia, Nullarbor Plain
Date of fall/find: Found 1984, January
Total known weight: 25 kg (approx.)
Number of pieces: unknown
Type: Stone. Achondrite, monomict eucrite, brecciated

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At least twelve stones, totalling over 7.6kg in weight, were found. Reported, Met. Bull. 64, Meteoritics, 1986, 21, p.309. Description, chemical analysis data, W.J.Cleverly et al., Meteoritics, 1986, 21, p.263. Contain an unusual high amount of metallic iron; petrography, trace element analysis, noble gas age 3.67 Ga, H.Palme et al., Meteoritics, 1988, 23, p.49. A joined WAMET/EUROMET expedition in 1992 recovered another 65 stones weighing a total of 2456g, the strewn field was found to be about 8 x 2.5 km, A.Bevan, Meteoritics, 1992, 27, p.202 (abs.). Nitrogen isotopic analysis by stepped combustion, Y.Miura and N.Sugiura, Proc. NIPR Symp. Ant. Met., 1993, (6), p.338. Noble gas data and Kr-Kr exposure age, Y.Miura et al., Papers 18th Symp. Ant. Met., NIPR Tokyo, 1993, p.182 (abs.). REE abundances and isotopic compositions in bulk rock, A.Makishima and A.Masuda, Chem. Geol., 1993, 106, p.197. A large specimen of about 6kg was found and is now in Tempe, Arizona State Univ.; total recovered weight about 25kg, R.Haag, priv. comm. to J.Koblitz, 1994. Depth distribution of halogens, U.Krähenbühl and M.Langenauer, Meteoritics, 1994, 29, p.486 (abs.). Kr-Kr exposure age, A.Shukolyukov and F.Begemann, Meteoritics, 1994, 29, p.533 (abs.). Cosmic-ray exposure ages, O.Eugster and T.Michel, GCA, 1995, 59, p.177. Isotopic molecule mass compositions of nitrogen, N.Sugiura et al., Meteoritics, 1995, 30, p.646. Cosmogenic and fissiogenic noble gases and Kr-Kr exposure age, A.Shukolyukov and F.Begemann, MAPS, 1996, 31, p.60. Xe isotopic composition, Pu-Xe dating, A.Shukolyukov and F.Begemann, GCA, 1996, 60, p.2453. Noble gas contents, Kr-Kr exposure age and Pu-Xe age, Y.N.Miura et al., GCA, 1998, 62, p.2369. EPMA analysis of fusion crust, M.J.Genge and M.M.Grady, MAPS, 1999, 34, p.341. IR absorption spectroscopy, T.Osawa et al., Papers 25th Symp. Ant. Met., NIPR Tokyo, 2000, p.125 (abs.). Major and trace element composition, J.A.Barrat et al., MAPS, 2000, 35, p.1087. Grain density, D.T.Britt and G.J.Consolmagno, MAPS, 2003, 38, p.1161. Hf-W dating of metal, silicate and bulk material, T.Kleine et al., LPSC, 2004, 35, abs. #1230.

ID#: 6122
Description: Broken individual
Size: 4.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm
Weight: 26.68 gr

US$ 725.00


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