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Table 1 Hugoniot data for basalt, gabbro and chondrites

From: Formation, preservation and extinction of high-pressure minerals in meteorites: temperature effects in shock metamorphism and shock classification

  Kinosaki basalt1 Murchison2 CM2 Bruderheim2 L6 San Macros Gabbro3
ρo, kg/m3 2700 2244 3337 2941
porosity, vol% 4–7% 23% 6–8%
KoS, GPa 50 24 32 32
KoS' 4.2 4.9 5.5 4.6
γo 1.39 1 2.00 1.37
q 0 0.94
Co, km/s 3.5 1.87 3.11 3.3
s 1.3 1.48 1.62 1.41
  1. ρo: initial bulk density, KoS: zero-pressure isentropic bulk modulus, KoS': pressure derivative of the bulk modulus, γo and q: Grüneisen parameter at initial crystal density and the exponent factor, Co and s: bulk sound speed and the dimensionless parameter in the US-uP Hugoniot
  2. 1Sekine et al. (2008); 2Anderson and Ahrens (1998); 3Boslough (1984)