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Comet and Meteorite Materials - Studied by Chemometrics of Spectroscopic Data




Martian Meteorites (in NHM)


A Martian meteorite is a rock that formed on the planet Mars and was then ejected from Mars by the impact of an asteroid or comet, and finally landed on the Earth (*).


NHM, Natural History Museum Vienna, Meteorite Exhibition, Austria

[met-bull] Meteoritical Bulletin Database


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martian_meteorite (*)





Chassigny, fall 3 Oct 1815, Champagne-Ardenne, France [met-bull] [wiki]

Shergotty, fall 25 Aug 1865, Sherghati, Bihar, India [met-bull] [wiki]


Nakhla, fall 28 Jun 1911, El Nakhla, El Bahariya, Egypt [met-bull] [wiki]

Tissint, fall 18 Jul 2011, Tata, Morocco [met-bull] [wiki]


Zagami, fall 3 Oct 1962, Zagami Rock, Katsina, Nigeria [met-bull] [web]

Dar al Gani 670, find 1999, Dar al Gani, Libya [met-bull] [web]



Pictures: 23 March and 15 Nov 2013 (K. Varmuza)

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