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Northwest Africa 13782
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13782
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13782
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1860 g
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Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 565 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 13 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13782 (NWA 13782)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018 Nov

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

Petrography: Basalt with major mineral unzoned pigeonite (~60 vol.%) and plagioclase (~35 vol.%). Minor mineral include silica polymorph, augite, troilite. The size of pigeonite and plagioclase mainly ranges from 100 to 2000 µm

Geochemistry: Ca-pyroxene Fe23.8±0.9Wo46.5±0.1 (n=4). Plagioclase An88.9±1.5 (n=6)

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Place of purchase:Beijing
Date:P 2018 Nov
Mass (g):1860
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Ferrosilite (mol%):57.8±1.2 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):3.3±1.5
Classifier:Li Shijie, Fan Yan, and Gao Tianjing, IGCAS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IGCAS
Main mass:Song Yang
Comments:Submitted by Li shijie
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IGCAS: Institute of Geochemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guiyang, China (institutional address; updated 27 Mar 2018)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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