Nakhlites

Some articles on nakhlites:

Martian Meteorite - Origin
... All nakhlites, as well as Chassigny and NWA 2737, give similar if not identical formation ages around 1300 Ma, as determined by various radiometric ... Thus, all measured nakhlites give essentially identical CRE ages of approximately 11 Ma, which when combined with their possible identical formation ages indicates ejection of ...
Martian Meteorite - Composition - Nakhlites
... There are 13 known nakhlites, the first of which, the Nakhla meteorite, fell in El-Nakhla, Alexandria, Egypt in 1911 and had an estimated weight of 10 kg ... Nakhlites are igneous rocks that are rich in augite and were formed from basaltic magma about 1.3 billion years ago ... a crater count chronology of different regions on Mars, suggest the nakhlites formed on the large volcanic construct of either Tharsis, Elysium, or Syrtis Major Planum ...