Preferred Mineral Orientations in Martian Shergottites: Magmatism or Schock?
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Kaczmarek, M. and Grange, M. and Reddy, S. and Nemchin, A. 2012. Preferred Mineral Orientations in Martian Shergottites: Magmatism or Schock?, in Proceedings of the 75th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical-Society, Aug 12-17 2012, id 5145. Cairns, Australia: Lunar and Planetary Institute.
METEORITICS & PLANETARY SCIENCE
75th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical-Society
Department of Applied Geology
We have studied the textures and the preferred orientation of pyroxene in subsamples of Zagami and Nakhla using Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) method. Data show the activation of several slip systems, related to magmatism or shock event.