[meteorite-list] Parallel Banding in Vigarano

From: Martin Horejsi <accretiondesk_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon Oct 31 18:24:52 2005
Message-ID: <9c2f96d20510311524y3b7c8535x96f012a6892e5513_at_mail.gmail.com>

Hi Bernd,

Wow, sharp eyes.

When contrasting the two DIs in the overall slice, there is a distinct
difference in color. Any thoughts? Also, the shape(s) of the DI(s) you
pointed out is rather striking.

Is that another larger less dark DI in the upper right, essentially in
the mirror opposite position of the dark DI with the CAIs in the


On 31 Oct 2005 23:07:48 UT, bernd.pauli_at_paulinet.de
<bernd.pauli_at_paulinet.de> wrote:
> > Hi Bernd, Matteo and All,
> Hello Martin, Matteo, and List,
> "if you look at the pic, the DI (?) appears just off of center"
> Yep, that's one of these DIs!
> "I don't see the parallel banding that Bernd
> also mentions. Am I missing it, or is it absent."
> I assume that it is only visible in BSE images, in backscattered
> electron images. The first thing I'll do when I get my Vigarano
> pieces from M.C. is, of course, put them under my microscope
> to find out *if* I can detect any signs of that arcuate band texture.
> BTW, scrolling down to the two larger Vigarano CAIs in Martin's
> recent Accretion Desk article, you'll find another DI close to and
> a little above the smaller CAI on the left.
> Best DI regards,
> Bernd
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