NWA 8087 (43,413 g)

NWA 8087 (43,413 g)

Northwest Africa 8087 (NWA 8087)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2012 Jun 30

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

Physical characteristics: Many small individuals partially covered with fusion crust were found.

Petrography: (A. Greshake, MNB) The meteorite shows a light gray interior and displays a cumulate texture of dominantly large orthopyroxene crystals with less abundant calcic plagioclase. Accessory minerals include chromite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene: Fs26.9-27.5Wo2.8-3.5, FeO/MnO=26.3-29.8, calcic plagioclase: An90.3-93


Place of purchase: St.Marie aux Mines, France
Date: P 2012 Jun 30
Mass (g): 1000
Pieces: many
Class: Diogenite
Shock stage: low
Weathering grade: low
Ferrosilite (mol%): 26.9-27.5
Wollastonite (mol%): 2.8-3.5
Classifier: A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g): 24.4
Type spec location: MNB
Main mass: Hanno Strufe
Comments: Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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