An Exceptionally Large Chondrule in the Parnallee Meteorite

R. A. Binns
Department of Geology, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales

Summary: A giant chondrule, nearly 4 cm in diameter, has been found in the Parnallee meteorite, and is described, with analysis. An estimate of the composition of the partly devitrified groundmass falls within the known compositional range of chondrule glasses. The bulk composition of the chondrule is very close to the bulk composition of the meteorite excluding metal and sulphide.

Mineralogical Magazine; September 1967 v. 36; no. 279; p. 319-324; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1967.036.279.03
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