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NWA 11741 (23.56 gram)

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[ Meteoritical Bulletin Database ]

 

Classification: Achondrite Diogenite S-low/W-mod
Place/Time: 2016 in Zagora Morocco
Mass: 773g


Physical characteristics: Light brownish to orange individual with some patches of fusion crust.
Petrography: The meteorite is a fragmental breccia predominantly composed of blocky up to 4 mm sized orthoproxene crystals. Minor phases include silica, chromite, troilite and metallic iron. Neither plagioclase nor olivine have been found in the section studied.
Geochemistry: low-Ca pyroxene: Fs27.5±0.4Wo4.0±0.4 (Fs26.7-28.0Wo3.2-6.8, n=22, FeO/MnO=27-32)

Black inclusions is chromite.

 


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