E4 (S3,W3)

Dho 540


Date of find: 2001, April 4
Type: Stone E4 (S3,W3)
enstatite chondrite
Description and references:
4 fragments total of 104 g were found on the surface of the Dho desert. Nature of recovery site: rocky planes with carbonate stones, low areas covered with quarz-carbonate sand overgrown by low small bushes. Classification:E4; shock stage S3; weathering grade W3. Classified by D.Badyukov, Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Kosygin St. 19, Moscow 117795. Key classification information: Fa of olivine is 0.2 (mol %), Fs of pyroxene is 0.4 (mol %).