Northwest Africa 8119 (Diogenite)

Country: Northwest Africa
Date of fall/find: Found 2013
Total known weight: 0.344 kg
Number of pieces: 2
Type: Achondrite, diogenite
Shock stage: low
Weathering stage: moderate

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Larger polycrystalline and smaller mineral clasts of predominantly orthopyroxene (Fs23.6-25.6Wo1.9-1.3; FeO/MnO = 27-29) with subordinate olivine (Fa31.1-31.6; FeO/MnO = 46-47), clinopyroxene (Fs9.1Wo45.4; FeO/MnO = 20), chromite and altered metal. The specimen is stained brown as a result of terrestrial weathering of minor metal.

ID#: 793
Description: One side polished slice
Size: 4.2 x 3.2 x 0.4 cm
Weight: 12.82 gr

US$ 320.00


1 more specimen of Northwest Africa 8119

Northwest Africa 8119

Class: Diogenite
Weight: 6.08 gr

US$ 150.00

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