Karoonda Meteorite

Karoonda is the official name for this meteorite and it does not have an official abbreviation. Karoonda was an observed fall in Australia in the year 1930 and has the meteorite classification of CK4. The total know weight is 41,730 grams.

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41,730 grams


- Kaplan, I. R.; Degens, E. T.; Reuter, J. H., "Organic compounds in stony meteorites", Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 27, Issue 7, pp.805-808, 07/1963 - Srinivasan, B.; Gros, Jacques; Anders, Edward, "Noble gases in separated meteoritic minerals: Murchison (C2), Ornans (C3), Karoonda (C5) and Abee (E4)", Meteoritics, Vol. 11, p.370, 12/1976 - Matza, S. D.; Lipschutz, M. E., "Volatile/mobile trace elements in Karoonda /C4/ chondrite", Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 41, Sept. 1977, p. 1398-1401 - Delaney, J. S.; Stokes, C. P.; O'Neill, C.; Prinz, M., "The Karoonda Chondrule Corundum Conundrum", LUNAR AND PLANETARY SCIENCE XVI, PP. 175-176, 03/1985 - Brearley, Adrian J.; Scott, Edward R. D.; MacKinnon, Ian D. R., "Electron Petrography of Fine-Grained Matrix in the Karoonda C4 Carbonaceous Chondrite", Meteoritics, Vol. 22, p.339, 12.1987 - Kallemeyn, G. W.; Rubin, A. E.; Wasson, J. T., "The compositional classification of chondrites. V - The Karoonda (CK) group of carbonaceous chondrites", Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (ISSN 0016-7037), vol. 55, March 1991, p. 881-892 - Greenwood, J. P.; Wasson, J. T.; McKeegan, K. D., "Metamorphosed CAI in Karoonda: Constraints on CK Metamorphism from Oxygen Isotopic Compositions", 31st Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 13-17, 2000, Houston, Texas, abstract no. 2042

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