Medanitos and Putinga, Two South American Meteorites

R. F. Symes and R. Hutchison
British Museum (Natural History), London, S.W. 7

Summary: Petrographic descriptions, bulk chemistry, and partial analyses of several mineral phases in each stone are presented. Medanitos, previously classed as a eucrite, is now shown to be a howardite: Putinga is an equilibrated olivine-hypersthene chondrite.

Mineralogical Magazine; June 1970 v. 37; no. 290; p. 721-723; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1970.037.290.11
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