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Northwest Africa 7104
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7104
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7104
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 782 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 491 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 31 May 2012
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Northwest Africa 7104 (NWA 7104)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2010

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Petrography: Exhibits characteristic texture of abundant large chondrules, CAIs, and mineral fragments set into a fine-grained dark matrix. Chondrules and CAIs appear to be flattened and show preferred orientation.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1632:
Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):782
Pieces:many
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24 (1.7-58.4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.7 (1.3-2.5)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:C. Giessler
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Gregor H.   
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6741 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2032 unapproved names)

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