The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 106
Mass: 77 g (10 pieces)
Purchased by Ke Zuokai in
Dec. 2016 from a Moroccan dealer.
characteristics: The meteorite has a black fusion crust
and is partially covered with weathering product.
Mineral fragments with minor lithic clasts (0.1 to 1.5 mm) set in a poorly
recrystallized anorthositic matrix. Vesicular shock melt veins and pockets
are present.The lithic clasts include rocks of
anorthositic, gabbroic and noritic composition. Mineral fragments consists
of pyroxene, olivine, plagioclase grains, and minor quartz grains. Other
accessory minerals include chromite, ilmenite and troilite.
pigeonite Fs23.1-57.0Wo4.9-21.2, Fe/Mn=46.6-74.6;
augite Fs13.6-55.1Wo27.0-43.7, Fe/Mn=43.3-85.4;
olivine Fa31.1-45.7, Fe/Mn=81.1-108.4.
Specimens: 16 g
is on deposit at PMO,
holds the main mass.