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Northwest Africa 7065
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7065
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7065
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 297 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 491 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 10 Mar 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 7065 (NWA 7065)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2011

Classification: Ureilite

History: The meteorite was purchased in 2011 from a local meteorite dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Dark-brownish individual without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows an equigranular cumulate texture of about 500 µm sized Cr-rich olivine and pigeonite crystals. It contains some flaky graphite; olivine displays characteristic reduced rims.

Geochemistry: reduced rims in olivine: Fa1.3-5.3; Cr2O3 in ol: ~0.6 wt%

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):297
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):12.5±0.1 (n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.1±0.1 (n=14)
Wollastonite (mol%):8.9±0.1 (n=14)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Stefan Ralew
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6672 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2024 unapproved names)

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