CAOSP abstracts, Volume: 26, No.: 1, year: 1996

Abstract: A stony meteorite, chondrite was found about 15 km west of the city of Nitra in Western Slovakia near the village of Rumanova. The Rumanova meteorite was one piece 4.3 kg stone with an evident degree of weathering. The meteorite is classified as a H5 chondrite with distinct chondrules consisting mostly of olivine and pyroxene, kamacite, taenite and troilite. Kamacite shows Neumann bands and in some parts is replaced by the secondary mineral goethite.

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