Jadeite occurs as the shocked product of albite feldspar in shocked meteorites, and is one of the most common high-pressure polymorphs in shock-melt veins of meteorites. The characteristic textures of jadeite in shocked ordinary chondrites show that some of jadeite crystals were formed from originally albite feldspar by a solid- state transformation and some were crystallized from a shock-induced albite melt. Based on these textures of jadeite together with the other high-pressure mineral assemblages and their crystallization kinetics, we can estimate the impact conditions such as impact velocity and parent-body size.
|ジャーナル||Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences|
|出版ステータス||Published - 2017 10 1|
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