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Northwest Africa 8367
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8367
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8367
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 109 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 481 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 6 Jun 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Northwest Africa 8367 (NWA 8367)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013 Dec

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

History: Purchased by Gary Fujihara from a Moroccan dealer in December 2013.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Unbrecciated but moderately shocked specimen composed mainly of orthopyroxene (containing minor blebby exsolved clinopyroxene) with ~5 vol.% calcic plagioclase (polycrystalline and partially converted to maskelynite), Ti-poor chromite, apatite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Orthopyroxene (Fs33.6-33.7Wo2.4-2.3, FeO/MnO = 31-34), clinopyroxene (Fs14.0-14.3Wo43.1-43.2, FeO/MnO = 24-25).

Classification: Diogenite, feldspathic, unbrecciated.

Specimens: 20.7 g including one polished thin section at UWB. The remaining material is held by Mr. G. Fujihara.

Data from:
  MB103
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2013 Dec
Mass (g):109
Pieces:4
Class:Diogenite
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):33.6-33.7; 14.0-14.3
Wollastonite (mol%):2.4-2.3; 43.1-43.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.7
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:G. Fujihara
Comments:GF14-1; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8037 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1947 unapproved names)

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