Diogenite - NWA 14099

Diogenite - NWA 14099

Northwest Africa 14099 (NWA 14099)

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Igneous rock composed of mm size low-Ca pyroxene. Opaque minerals are troilite and metal.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene Fs24.7±0.4Wo1.8±0.2, FeO/MnO = 29.2±3.0 (n=7).


Place of discovery: Algeria

Date of discovery: 2021

Mass (g):400

Pieces: Many

Class: Diogenite

Weathering grade: moderate

Classifier: J. Gattacceca, CEREGE

Main mass: Isabelle Pothier


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