A Metallographic and Microprobe Study of the Metal Phases in the Weekeroo Station Meteorite

H. J. Axon and P. L. Smith
Metallurgy Department, The University, Manchester M13 9PL

Summary: The kamacite contains a general precipitation of micrometre-sized particles of exsolved taenite. Larger particles are found decorating Neumann lines and at kamacite grain boundaries. The coexisting kamacite and taenite appear to have nickel contents of 6·4 % and about 53%, which are consistent with a temperature of about 330–60 °C on the binary iron-nickel equilibrium diagram.

Mineralogical Magazine; June 1970 v. 37; no. 290; p. 670-673; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1970.037.290.04
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