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NWA 6309 (12.14 gram)

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[ Meteoritical Bulletin Database ]


Classification: Eucrite-pmict S-low / W-mod.
Place/Time: 2009 in Morocco
Mass: 900g

Petrography: (A. Greshake, MNB): The grayish-whitish speckled rock is dominated by a coarse-grained basaltic lithology composed of pyroxene and mostly lath-shaped calcic plagioclase. Pyroxenes are mostly exsolved and frequently show cloudy appearance. Rare clasts are dark melt clasts. Minor minerals include chromite and pyrrhotite.

Geochemistry: low-Ca pyroxene: Fs56.7-57.4Wo5.9-6.3; Ca-pyroxene Fs28-35.4Wo32.7-42.1; calcic plagioclase An90.1-91.8

Each slice is mirror polished on both sides and have one side crusted. Slices are ~2.5mm thin.