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Tisserlitine 002
Basic information Name: Tisserlitine 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Mali
Mass:help 541 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 465 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 13 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Tisserlitine 002        21°34’47.9’’N, 1°13’22.3’’W

Gao, Mali

Purchased: 2021

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

History: Found in August 2020 by meteorite hunters in Mali. Purchased in 2021 from a mineral dealer in Mauritania.

Petrography: (K. Metzler, IfP) Monomict breccia consisting of diogenite clasts (lithic clasts and pyroxene fragments), embedded in small amounts of fine-grained related debris. Accessories are olivine (max. 400 µm), chromite (max. 800 µm), troilite, and Ni-free metal.

Geochemistry: Mineral compositions and geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene: Fs23.4±0.4Wo1.7±0.1 (Fs22.6-24.1Wo1.6-1.9); mean Fe/Mn (at.): 29.6; n=14. Three olivine grains were found Fa26.1±2.0 (Fa24.8-28.4); Fe/Mn (at.): 54.7; n=3.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Gao
Place of purchase:Mauritania
Date:P 2021
Latitude:21°34'47.9''N
Longitude:1°13'22.3''W
Mass (g):540.6
Pieces:2
Class:Diogenite
Shock stage:U-S2
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):26.1±2.0 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.4±0.4 (n=14)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.1
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Meteorite Museum & Shop, Stephan Decker, Oberwesel, Germany
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler, IfP
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Mali
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (21° 34' 48"N, 1° 13' 22"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites from Gao, Mali (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 54 approved meteorites from Mali (plus 1 unapproved name)
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