The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 107
Find: 2016 April
Mass: 156 g
meteorite (feldspathic breccia)
piece of 156 g was found April 2016 near Aoufous
(A.-K. Kraemer and A.
Breccia composed of angular anorthite-rich lithic and mineral fragments embedded
in a fine-grained clastic matrix. The sample also contains melt spherules
and some glassy areas. Observed minerals include anorthite, olivine, low-Ca
pyroxene, Ca-rich pyroxene, Al-Ti-chromite, kamacite, taenit,
ilmenite and troilite.
Mineral composition and
geochemistry: Olivine (mean: Fa32.6, Fe/Mn
= 96; N = 43), low-Ca pyroxene (mean Fs29.5Wo7.9, Fe/Mn = 59, N = 40), Ca-rich pyroxene (mean: Fs15.8Wo41.4;
Fe/Mn = 49; N = 11), anorthite (mean An95.9Or0.1,
N = 56).
Specimens: type specimen, 23.5 g; main mass with finder.