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Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Fragmental breccia composed of mineral clasts (up to 2.8 mm) of olivine, orthopyroxene, polysynthetically-twinned clinopyroxene, troilite, stained metal, Cr-rich chromite, rare merrillite, and some composite metal grains consisting of finely intergrown kamacite+taenite+plessite).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa11.6-11.8; FeO/MnO = 22-27), orthopyroxene (Fs10.4-12.0Wo2.7-1.7; FeO/MnO = 14-15), clinopyroxene (Fs4.4-5.1Wo44.3-43.1; FeO/MnO = 10-12).

Classification: Lodranite breccia

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Name : NWA 8251
Class : Achondrite Lodranite breccia S-low/W-low
Region: Quarzazate, Morocco
Date : 12.2013
TKW : 853g

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