Yes, Kakangari is a unique chondrite

  title={Yes, Kakangari is a unique chondrite},
  author={Andrew M. Davis and Lawrence Grossman and R. Ganapathy},
THE Kakangari chondrite seems to be the only representative so far recognised of a new class of chondrites. Mason and Wiik1 noted a similarity between Kakangari and Mokoia (C3(V)) in bulk chemical composition when expressed on a volatile-free basis, but pointed out that the higher metal content of Kakangari suggests a relationship between it and Renazzo (C2). Recognising that Renazzo contains much less troilite and much more FeO than Kakangari, however, they concluded that Kakangari was a new… Expand
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