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Northwest Africa 7125
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7125
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7125
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 26.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2716 approved meteorites classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Jul 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Northwest Africa 7125 (NWA 7125)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2011 June

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: Purchased by F. Kuntz from a Moroccan dealer in June 2011.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Fresh breccia composed of highly equilibrated clasts composed of olivine, pyroxenes, sodic plagioclase, kamacite, merrillite and chlorapatite. Some olivine grains have relict more magnesian cores.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa29.2-31.7; core Fa14.5), orthopyroxene (Fs23.6-25.5Wo1.1-1.9), augite (Fs10.4Wo42.9).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6).

Specimens: The main mass is held by Kuntz. A total of 5.8 g of material is on deposit at PSF.

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Besancon
Date:P 2011 June
Mass (g):26.6
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):29.2-31.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.6-25.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1-1.9
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):5.8
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:K174; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6592 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2020 unapproved names)

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