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NWA 7490 (233.8 gram)


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Classification: Achondrite, Diogenite S-moderate/W-low
Place/Time: 08.2012 in Morocco
Mass: 1050g

Petrography: The meteorite displays a cumulate texture of dominantly large orthopyroxene crystals, subordinate calcic plagioclase, and minor olivine. Accessory minerals include chromite and troilite; no eucrite clasts were found. Orthopyroxene Fs24.1-26Wo3.4-4.6, FeO/MnO=27-33; olivine Fa27.3; plagioclase An82.9, range 77.1-91.6.