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By Monica Grady,Giovanni Pratesi,Vanni Moggi Cecchi

ISBN-10: 052184035X

ISBN-13: 9780521840354

an entire visible reference for meteorite class, this atlas combines excessive answer optical microscope photos with distinctive descriptions. It presents a scientific account of meteorites and their most vital category parameters, making it a vital source for meteorite researchers. every one bankruptcy starts off with an outline of the meteorite type, with a precis of the mineralogical, chemical and isotopic features of the crowd. The full-color photographs are taken in airplane- and cross-polarized mild and mirrored gentle, and organized to focus on textural diversifications in meteorites. Specimens are grouped to teach the consequences of accelerating thermal alteration and surprise, in addition to diversifications in chondrule measurement and sort. Chapters on iron meteorites, pallasites and mesosiderites are integrated, photographed as mounts in mirrored mild, to teach the variety of textural adaptations that accompany those meteorites. pictures from the publication might be downloaded from

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