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NWA 6232 (20.47 gram)

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Classification: Achondrite, Diogenite-olivine
Place/Time: 03.2010 in Erfoud, Morocco
Mass: 600g


Poikilitic texture (olivine chadacrysts within orthopyroxene) and areas of recrystallized olivine. Olivine (Fa27.6-28.3; FeO/MnO = 39.4-43.5), orthopyroxene (Fs23.5-23.6Wo1.6-1.7; 25.4-30.8), chromite and iron sulfide. Some chromite + orthopyroxene symplectitic intergrowths. This very fresh specimen is paired with NWA 5480. Dr T. Irving


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