COLLECTIONS

 

Economic geology Mineralogy group
Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universität Greifswald
Institute for Geography and Geology
Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Str. 17A
D-17487 Greifswald
Germany

Contact
L.N. Warr. Tel. ++49(0)3834 86 4578. E-mail: warr@uni-greifswald.de.
G. Grathoff. Tel. ++49(0)3834 86 4584. E-mail: grathoff@uni-greifswald.de. Secretary. Tel. ++49(0)3834 86 4570. E-mail: geologie@uni-greifswald.de

A Pallasite Meteorite

Found in 1822 close to imiliac, Atacama desert, Chile. An iron-stone pallasite meterorite. Fragment of iron matrix. In a similar specimen the metallic portions exhibits occaisional Widmanstätten figures. The sponge-like pores are apparently filled with chrysolite more or less decomposed.

 

 

The "Cohen" meteorite collection

Examples of some of the meteorites in our collection