Mineralogical controls on cold desert weathering

Steer, Elisabeth; Schwenzer, Susanne; Wright, Ian and Grady, Monica (2014). Mineralogical controls on cold desert weathering. In: 77th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (MetSoc 2014), 8-13 Sep 2014, Casablanca, Morocco.

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Textural and chemical alteration of silicates is studied in L6 chondrites with relation to local mineral reactions and distance from the rim of the samples. Alteration is seen to be complex and more related to adjacent mineralogy than rim distance.

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