#17. Chelyabinsk

Meteorite Name: Chelyabinsk
Fell / Found: 1947
Classification: Ordinary Chondrite, LL5
Shock Stage: S4
Weathering Grade: W0

Mass: to be measured.
Characteristics: Individual, Oriented → Slice

Figure 1. Sliced specimen of Chelyabinsk meteorite.
Figure 2. Sliced specimen of Chelyabinsk meteorite.
Figure 3. X-ray diffraction result of Chelyabinsk meteorite using Bruker D8 Advance diffractometer.

X-ray diffraction analysis was carried out to reveal constituent phases of Chelyabinsk meteorite. Bruker D8 Advance is equipped with a LynxEYE XE 1D detector was used to obtain the pattern above.

[1] Jadeite in Chelyabinsk meteorite and the nature of an impact event on its parent body, Shin Ozawa et al., Sci. Rep., 2014, DOI: 10.1038/srep05033

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