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Northwest Africa 12467
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12467
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12467
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 34.6 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 418 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 22 Feb 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 12467 (NWA 12467)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015 Jun

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

History: Purchased in june 2015 at Sainte Marie aux Mines mineral show

Physical characteristics: Brownish crusted stone. Cut surface reveals light-gray interior.

Petrography: Igneous rock with brecciated variety of textures. Main minerals are pyroxene and plagioclase. Metal rich clasts. Accessory silica polymorph, metal, troilite, chromite and ilmenite.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene Fs44.5±8.2Wo12.2±6.4 (n=13), rangeFs32.9-59.8Wo21.8-4.1, FeO/MnO=31.8±1.8. Plagioclase An86.0Ab13.3Or0.7 (n=2).

Classification: Eucrite

Specimens: 9.65 g and a polished section at CEREGE. Main mass with Pierre-Marie Pelé.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Sainte Marie aux Mines mineral show
Date:P 2015 Jun
Mass (g):34.55
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):44.5±8.2 (n=13)
Wollastonite (mol%):12.2±6.4
Magnetic suscept.:5.06
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, L.K. Ruggiu, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):9.65
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Pierre-Marie Pelé
Comments:Work name EU1A15; submitted by Lisa Kraemer Ruggiu
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6672 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2024 unapproved names)

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