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NWA 15878 (15.08 gram)

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Classification: Chondrite OC4 Melt Breccia S2 / W1
Place/Time: 2023 in Morocco
Mass: 70kg

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Morocco.
Physical characteristics: Many dark brownish fragments without fusion crust.
Petrography:Chondrite composed of well-defined chondrules (apparent diameter about 600 µm) containing forsteritic olivine, magnesian orthopyroxene often overgrown by Ca-rich pyroxene plus sodic plagioclase set in a matrix containing abundant FeNi metal, taenite, chromite, and troilite. No secondary plagioclase detected.
Classification: OC4-melt breccia. Likely paired with Northwest Africa 15468


NOTE: Full slice both side polished.