Table 1 Averaged elemental compositions of metal phases in 126A by EPMA-WDS. All in elemental weight %.

From: Evidence of cross-cutting and redox reaction in Khatyrka meteorite reveals metallic-Al minerals formed in outer space

Phase Locationa n Al Fe Cu Ni Si Mg Ca Cr Total
khatyrkite 1 16 47.89 (17) 0.54 (14) 51.22 (51) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 99.65
  2 9 48.01 (27) 0.72 (20) 51.73 (48) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 100.46
  3 13 47.70 (28) 0.61 (14) 51.34 (54) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 99.65
  4 9 47.97 (43) 1.04 (6) 50.97 (51) b.d.l. 0.06 (2) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 100.04
  5 5 48.88 (49) 1.40 (12) 50.07 (78) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 100.35
  6 8 48.16 (24) 0.85 (13) 50.94 (49) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 99.95
  7 11 48.06 (42) 1.34 (18) 50.78 (87) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 0.03 (2) b.d.l. 100.21
  8 2 47.82 (19) 2.68 (1) 49.31 (3) b.d.l. 0.16 (1) b.d.l. 0.03 (2) 0.07 (3) 100.08
  9 2 48.74 (50) 2.10 (3) 49.94 (9) b.d.l. 0.09 (5) 0.07 (10) b.d.l. b.d.l. 100.94
  10 2 48.42 (5) 2.16 (7) 49.37 (91) b.d.l. 0.10 (2) b.d.l. 0.05 (4) b.d.l. 100.10
  11 2 47.24 (11) 1.55 (15) 50.20 (3) b.d.l. 0.20 (11) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 99.19
stolperite 4 3 38.71 (20) 1.45 (12) 59.53 (59) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 0.03 (1) b.d.l. 99.72
  5 3 38.33 (11) 2.70 (32) 57.77 (46) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 0.05 (3) 98.85
  8 2 35.94 (37) 4.23 (4) 61.23 (42) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 0.07 (2) 101.47
  9 3 33.92 (8) 3.09 (11) 62.71 (62) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 0.05 (1) 99.78
  10 2 35.80 (5) 2.65 (26) 60.80 (11) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 0.04 (1) b.d.l. 99.29
  11 2 36.13 (29) 2.73 (9) 60.83 (86) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 99.69
i-I 8 3 43.16 (13) 15.04 (50) 41.03 (41) b.d.l. 0.14 (1) b.d.l. 0.04 (1) 0.14 (1) 99.55
i-II 9 3 41.98 (67) 9.43 (94) 47.26 (92) b.d.l. 0.08 (1) 0.04 (6) b.d.l. 0.09 (3) 98.88
i-II 10 9 40.32 (47) 9.16 (35) 48.74 (64) b.d.l. 0.06 (3) 0.06 (6) 0.04 (1) 0.11 (2) 98.49
kryachkoite 4 3 59.95 (65) 11.80 (14) 26.38 (30) b.d.l. 0.16 (3) b.d.l. b.d.l. 0.32 (2) 98.61
hollisterite 8 4 55.04 (40) 30.42 (64) 14.15 (25) b.d.l. 0.30 (1) b.d.l. 0.03 (1) 0.16 (3) 100.11
ironb   5 b.d.l. 95.02 (52) 1.02 (13) 2.04 (9) b.d.l. n.a. n.a. n.a. 98.08
suessite su 3 b.d.l. 80.89 (61) 1.85 (14) 0.55 (4) 14.23 (19) n.a. n.a. n.a. 97.52
naquite na 3 0.83 (38) 57.22 (64) 2.09 (39) 0.73 (4) 35.33 (19) 0.31 (12) 0.09 (3) 1.06 (1) 97.66
nickel Ni 3 b.d.l. 3.86 (11) 3.53 (15) 90.45 (43) b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. b.d.l. 97.84
copper Cu 2 b.d.l. 3.82 (21) 94.19 (29) b.d.l. b.d.l. n.a. n.a. n.a. 98.01
taenite ta 4 b.d.l. 66.03 (40) 0.67 (9) 30.36 (30) b.d.l. n.a. n.a. n.a. 97.06
xifengitec xi 1 b.d.l. 72.27 (42) 2.10 (43) b.d.l. 24.46 (27) b.d.l. b.d.l. 1.17 (14) 100.00
  1. n: number of analyses included in average, n.a.: not analyzed, b.d.l.: below detection limits, 0.07 wt% Al, 0.2% Ni, 0.05% Si, 0.04% Mg, 0.03% Ca, 0.05% Cr; SEM-EDS detection limit ~0.1 wt%. Uncertainty given in parentheses represents one standard deviation from the mean based on all analyses [e.g., 50.3 (13) = 50.3 +/− 1.3]. aLocation refers to Fig. 2a. bIron composition is averaged over multiple iron beads. cXifengite analyzed by SEM-EDS (normalized total to 100%).