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Diogenite NWA 8321 - (main mass)

Basic information:

Name: Northwest Africa 8321
      Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass: 317g

Dimension: ~78x53x39

Weight: 265,6g (main mass)

 

 

 

Physical characteristics: The meteorite is partly covered by black fusion crust and shows a light yellowish interior.

Petrography: The achondrite displays a cumulate texture of dominantly large orthopyroxene crystals with less abundant calcic plagioclase. Accessory minerals include chromite and troilite.

Geochemistry: low-Ca pyroxene: Fs21.3±0.6Wo3.2±1.2 (range Fs20.2-22-2Wo1.7-5.1, n=14), FeO/MnO: 25-29; clacic plagioclase: An88±0.9 (range An86.6-89.5, n=15)

Meteoritical Bulletin: http://tiny.pl/qslcv

 

 


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  • Diogenite  NWA 8321 - (main mass)
  • Diogenite  NWA 8321 - (main mass)
  • Diogenite  NWA 8321 - (main mass)
  • Diogenite  NWA 8321 - (main mass)
  • Diogenite  NWA 8321 - (main mass)
  • Diogenite  NWA 8321 - (main mass)
  • Diogenite  NWA 8321 - (main mass)
  • Diogenite  NWA 8321 - (main mass)
  • Diogenite  NWA 8321 - (main mass)
  • Diogenite  NWA 8321 - (main mass)
  • Diogenite  NWA 8321 - (main mass)
  • Diogenite  NWA 8321 - (main mass)


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