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Northwest Africa 6267
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6267
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6267
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 225 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 422 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 19 Sep 2011
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 6267 (NWA 6267)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2010 Feb 12

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

Physical characteristics: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS): Polymict breccia composed mostly of diogenitic clasts and debris, with sparse material derived from cumulate eucrites and sparse olivine grains.

Petrography: Olivine (Fa35.9-37.6; FeO/MnO = 44.3-46.4), orthopyroxene (Fs31.5Wo3.6; Fs46.7Wo4.2; FeO/MnO = 28.5-29.9), clinopyroxene (Fs20.1-24.3Wo40.7-41.6; FeO/MnO = 23.1-27.7), calcic plagioclase, chromite and troilite

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1316:
Origin or pseudonym:Mali
Place of purchase:Bruegg, Switzerland
Date:P 2010 Feb 12
Mass (g):225
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Fayalite (mol%):35.9-37.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):31.5
Wollastonite (mol%):3.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.3
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:M. Jost
Comments:SJS 10001; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
SJS: Space Jewels Switzerland, 2555 Brügg, Switzerland (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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