Black and White Breccia
Item: 14.1 Dimensions: 80 x 43 x 7 mm Weight: 68.7 g
This slice displays large whitish spots on a dark back ground.
Partial/complete: Partial slice
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: USA
Region: Kansas
Found: 1924
Group: Stone
Type: Ordinary Chondrite
Class: LL6
Total known weight: 11.62kg

A stone of 8.64kg was plowed up on Caster Farm, Met. Bull. 47, Meteoritics, 1970, 5, p.104. The Kansada stone previously assigned to the Ness County find of 1894 is weathered and brecciated and probably identical to Beeler, A.L.Graham et al., Cat. Met., 1985, p.66. Description and location, W.F.Read, Meteoritics, 1972, 7, p.417. Olivine Fa30, J.T.Wasson, Meteorites, Springer Verlag, 1974, p.283. Petrology, mineral analysis, olivine Fa32.4, pyroxene Fs25.7, noble gas data, E.A.King and G.F.Herzog, Meteoritics, 1978, 13, p.193. Ni and Co contents of metal phases, F.Afiattalab and J.T.Wasson, GCA, 1980, 44, p.431. Cosmic-ray exposure age 33.1 Ma, T.Graf and K.Marti, Meteoritics, 1994, 29, p.643. Pyroxene composition, R.H.Jones, LPSC, 1997, 28, p.681 (abs.). Ar-Ar dating of shock event, J.Kunz et al., MAPS, 1997, 32, p.647.