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Northwest Africa 8093
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8093
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8093
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 44 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  Diogenite
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 22 Jan 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 8093 (NWA 8093)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

Petrography: (A. Greshake, MNB) The small grayish individuals are partly covered with black fusion crust and display a light gray interior. The meteorite displays a cumulate texture of predominantly large heavily fractured orthopyroxene crystals. Accessory minerals include chromite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene: Fs15.9-16.4 Wo1.3; FeO/MnO = 28.4-33.4

Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):44
Pieces:8
Class:Diogenite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9-16.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):9
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Stefan Ralew
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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