Relict of Olivines in Micrometeorites: Precursors and interactions in the Earth's atmosphere

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Rudraswami, NG; Shyam Prasad, M; Dey, S; Fernandes, D; Plane, JMC; Feng, W; Taylor, S; Carrillo Sánchez, JD;
  • Publisher: American Astronomical Society

Antarctica micrometeorites (~1200) and cosmic spherules (~5000) from deep sea sediments are studied using electron microscopy to identify Mg-rich olivine grains in order to determine the nature of the particle precursors. Mg-rich olivine (FeO < 5wt%) in micrometeorites ... View more
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