Souslovo L4

Souslovo Timeline:

1966 – Fireball
1997 – Hay cart wheel chock
2002 – L4, S2,W0/1

Large and small barred olivine chondrules in Souslovo L4. Cross-polarized light (XPL).

Large broken barred olivine chondrule. Souslovo L4, XPL.

Metal and troilite grain in and around silicates. Troilite (FeS) is bronze color. Field of view is 3mm wide. Souslovo L4, incident light.

Same view as above in both incident light and cross-polarized light. Souslovo L4.

Same view as above in cross-polarized light. Souslovo L4.

Metal grain contrasting with surrounding silicates. Souslovo L4, XPL.

Metal and silicates. Souslovo L4, XPL.

Metal grain with silicates. Field of view is 3mm wide. Souslovo L4, XPL.

Close-up of above metal grain and silicates. Field of view is 0.5mm wide. Souslovo L4, XPL.

Layered chondrule. Souslovo L4, XPL.

Complex chondrule. Souslovo L4, XPL.

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John Kashuba
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