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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 509 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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7859 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1961 unapproved names)

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