NWA 11667 ENSTATITE - Items tagged as "Enstatite slice"

Northwest Africa 11667 (NWA 11667)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Enstatite chondrite (EL6)

History: The meteorite was bought by the main mass holder from a local meteorite dealer in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish individual with some patches of fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a fine-grained, recrystallized texture of predominantly enstatite, less abundant albitic feldspar, often intergrown daubreelite and troilite, and FeNi metal. No chondrules are visible.

Geochemistry: Feldspar: An15.3Ab80.2, n= 12; FeNi metal contains about 1.2 wt% Si

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