Perryite in the Kota-Kota and South Oman Enstatite Chondrites

S. J. B. Reed
Department of Mineralogy, British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, London, S.W. 7

Summary: Electron-microprobe scanning pictures and quantitative analyses of the nickel silicide perryite in the Kota-Kota and South Oman enstatite chondrites are given. Comparative data for the narrow perryite lamellae in the Horse Creek iron meteorite are included. Perryite in these meteorites lies within the limits 75–81% Ni, 3–7 % Fe, 12–15 % Si, 2–5 % P.

Mineralogical Magazine; June 1968 v. 36; no. 282; p. 850-854; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1968.036.282.13
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