Enstatite: Disorder Produced by a Megabar Shock Event

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Science  08 Aug 1969:
Vol. 165, Issue 3893, pp. 591-592
DOI: 10.1126/science.165.3893.591


Shocked Bamle enstatite partly transforms to disordered enstatite. Debye-Scherrer patterns of some shocked material are almost identical to those of disordered enstatite from portions of various enstatite achondrites. No disorcdered single crystals have been found.