Title

New Manganese Silicide Mineral Phase in an Interplanetary Dust Particle

Document Type

Conference Abstract

Publication Date

3-14-2008

Department

Physics and Astronomy

Abstract

We report a new mineral phase from a cluster IDP of the comet "Grigg-Skjellerup" collection, L2055. The Mn-Fe-Cr silicide phase, that has not been observed previously in nature, may also shed light on the LIME olivine.