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Northwest Africa 7067
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7067
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7067
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 166 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 487 approved meteorites classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 10 Mar 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 7067 (NWA 7067)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2011

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

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

Physical characteristics: Dark-brownish individual with some patches of fusion crust.

Petrography: Carbonaceous chondrite composed of chondrules (mean diameter about 0.9 mm; up to 2 mm sized), CAIs (up to 6 mm sized), and olivine amoeboids all set into a fine-grained brownish to almost black matrix. Type II chondrules are absent.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):166
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):10.8±8.6 (1.0-31.6, n=47)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.0±0.1 (0.7-1.4, n=28)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±0.2 (0.9-1.1, n=28)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.4
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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