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Title: Size‐frequency distributions and physical properties of chondrules from x‐ray computed microtomography and digital data extraction
Abstract Highlights

We present a first true three‐dimensional analysis of chondrule size.

Our ordinary chondrite chondrule diameter data demonstrate the trend of mean chondrule diameters increasing in the order H chondrites < L chondrites < LL chondrites.

We also present the first detailed low‐iron enstatite chondrite chondrule size‐frequency distribution.

We examine the shapes and collective orientations of the chondrules and show that chondrite petrofabrics can be explored with our methodology.

 
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NSF-PAR ID:
10374875
Author(s) / Creator(s):
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Publisher / Repository:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Date Published:
Journal Name:
Microscopy Research and Technique
Volume:
85
Issue:
5
ISSN:
1059-910X
Page Range / eLocation ID:
p. 1814-1824
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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