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Table 1

List of samples in our set with their relative chemical formulae.

# Name Chemical formula State

1 Olivinea Mg1.56Fe0.4Si0.91O4 crystalline
2 En60Fs40b Mg0.6Fe0.4SiO3 amorphous
3 En60Fs40b Mg0.6Fe0.4SiO3 crystalline
4 Troilitec FeS crystalline
5 Hypersthened Mg1.502Fe0.498Si2O6 crystalline
6 En90Fs10b Mg0.9Fe0.1SiO3 crystalline
7 En90Fs10b Mg0.9Fe0.1SiO3 amorphous
8 Pyrrhotiteb Fe0.875S crystalline

Notes. The nomenclature En(x)Fs(x-1) reveals the fraction of iron (or magnesium) included in the compound; “En” stands for enstatite (the magnesium end-member of the pyroxene silicate mineral series, MgSiO3) and “Fs” for ferrosilite (the respective iron end-member, FeSiO3).


origin: Sri Lanka,


synthesised in laboratories at AIU Jena and Osaka University,


meteoritic origin,


origin: Paul Island, Labrador.

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