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Northwest Africa 7037
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7037
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7037
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 253 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1730 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 7037 (NWA 7037)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: Nov 2011

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

Petrography: Well-formed, medium-sized chondrules. The constituent minerals are mostly equilibrated, but orthopyroxene grains contain remnant, more magnesian cores. Minerals are olivine, orthopyroxene, subcalcic augite, sodic plagioclase, chromite, troilite and altered kamacite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa25.8-26.4), orthopyroxene (Fs20.5-20.6Wo0.4-0.3, with cores of Fs8.9-17.4Wo2.1-0.2), subcalcic augite (Fs10.8-11.6Wo34.7-29.0).

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1587:
Place of purchase:Temara
Date:P Nov 2011
Mass (g):253
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.8-26.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5-20.6
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4-0.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):23.5
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:Aaronson
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Aaronson: Sahara Overland Ltd., Harhora, Temara, 12000, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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