3D reconstruction of meteorite PAT91501-50


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3D rendering of meteorite PAT91501-50, showing differentiating troilite/silicate particles (yellow and purple) and vapor phase bubbles. The texture is indicative of melting followed by sudden quenching within a substantial gravitational field. Specimen is ~15 cm wide.

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Uploaded: Mar3 07


Last Modified: 2007-06-11 09:51:22
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Specimen courtesy of Gretchen Benedix, London Natural History Museum.
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