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Research Article

Developing Prototype Simulants for Surface Materials and Morphology of Near Earth Asteroid 2016 HO3

Table 1

Average modal abundances of ordinary chondrites (wt%, from [17]).

ClassH groupL groupLL group

Number of samples181713
Olivine33.042.151.1
Low-Ca pyroxene25.623.221.1
High-Ca pyroxene6.78.17.4
Plagioclase9.09.49.7
Troilite5.87.25.7
Metal18.28.43.5
Othersa1.71.61.6

aNormative abundances of apatite, ilmenite, and chromite [18].