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Dunitic diogenite meteorite

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A diogenite composed of ≥90 vol% olivine

Meteoritical Society Code: Diogenite-olivine



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Classification of Dunitic diogenite meteoriteHide

Mineralogy of Dunitic diogenite meteoriteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.
Pyroxene > OrthopyroxeneA petrological term for Orthopyroxene Subgroup.

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Recorded finds for Dunitic 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.

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- 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.
Mauritania
 
  • Tiris Zemmour Region
    • Bir Moghrein
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