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Diogenite meteorite

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Diogenites are an abundant type of achondrite, linked by geochemical traits such as oxygen isotopic ratios and certain elemental ratios, of which Fe/Mn is the most widely cited. The dominant mineral in diogenites is orthopyroxene. The diogenites are strongly linked with two other achondrite groups: eucrites and howardites; the three groups are collectively known as HED meteorites and may come from asteroid 4 Vesta.

Meteoritical Society Code: Diogenite



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Classification of Diogenite meteoriteHide

Sub-divisions of Diogenite meteoriteHide

Mineralogy of Diogenite meteoriteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Pyroxene > OrthopyroxeneA petrological term for Orthopyroxene Subgroup.
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
ChromiteFe2+Cr3+2O4
Feldspar > PlagioclaseA petrological term for Albite-Anorthite Series.
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.
TroiliteFeS

Synonyms of Diogenite meteoriteHide

Other Language Names for Diogenite meteoriteHide

Internet Links for Diogenite meteoriteHide

Recorded finds for Diogenite meteoriteHide

This map shows a selection of recorded finds that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Queen Maud Land
      • Queen Fabiola Mts (Yamato Mts)
Meteoritical Society Database
Burkina Faso
 
  • East Region
    • Gnagna Province
      • Bilanga-Yanga
Meteoritical Society Database
Germany
 
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Münsterland
      • Steinfurt
        • Ibbenbüren
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    • Peckelsheim
[Polymict breccia diogenite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
India
 
  • Maharashtra
    • East Khandesh district
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  • West Bengal
    • Bankura District
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Mauritania
 
  • Hodh el Gharbi Region
[Polymict breccia diogenite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
Netherlands
 
  • Zeeland
    • Schouwen Island
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Spain
 
  • Aragón
    • Huesca
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Tunisia
 
  • Tataouine Governorate
    • Tataouine (Foum Tatahouine)
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USA
 
  • Colorado
    • Weld Co.
      • Johnstown
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  • Utah
    • Box Elder Co.
[Polymict breccia diogenite meteorite] Meteoritical Society Database
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