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Northwest Africa 773 Lunar meteorite (NWA 773), Dchira, Western Saharai
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Northwest Africa 773 Lunar meteorite (NWA 773)Meteorite Fall Location
Dchira- not defined -
Western SaharaDisputed Territory

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
26° 46' North , 12° 49' West
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Lunar norite meteorite, fell in 2000.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Meteoritical Society Abstracts (2001)
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Meteoritical Society Abstracts (2001)
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Meteoritical Society Abstracts (2001)
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: Meteoritical Society Abstracts (2001)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Meteoritical Society Abstracts (2001)
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Meteoritical Society Abstracts (2001)
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Meteoritical Society Abstracts (2001)
Microcline var: Hyalophane
Formula: (K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Meteoritical Society Abstracts (2001)
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Meteoritical Society Abstracts (2001)
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Meteoritical Society Abstracts (2001)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Microcline
var: Hyalophane
9.FA.30(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline
var: Hyalophane
76.1.1.3(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
SiSilicon
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
KPotassium
K Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
CaCalcium
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
BaBarium
Ba Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]

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