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Formation of Mesosiderites: Fragmentation and Reaccretion of a Large Differentiated AsteroidWe propose that these stony-iron meteorites formed when a 50-150 km diameter projectile disrupted a 200-400 km diameter asteroid with a molten core. Several mineralogical features of mesosiderites need reinterpreting if our model is correct. Additional information is contained in the original extended abstract.
Document ID
20010044891
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Scott, Edward R. D.
(Hawaii Univ. Honolulu, HI United States)
Haack, Henning
(Geological Museum Copenhagen, Denmark)
Love, Stanley G.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX United States)
Date Acquired
August 20, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2001
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXII
Subject Category
Lunar And Planetary Science And Exploration
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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