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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 505 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 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:

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

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Gao, Mali (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 79 approved meteorites from Mali (plus 2 unapproved names)
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