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Northwest Africa 7126
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7126
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7126
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 133 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 497 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 6 Sep 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 7126 (NWA 7126)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2011 June

Classification: Ureilite

History: Purchased by Kuntz from a Moroccan dealer at the Ensisheim Mineral Show in June 2011.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Aggregate of olivine (exhibiting reduced, metal-bearing rims) and pigeonite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (cores Fa18.4±0.0, rim Fa8.4), pigeonite (Fs14.8-14.9Wo7.6-7.5).

Classification: Achondrite (ureilite).

Specimens: The main mass is held by Kuntz. A total of 24.1 g of material is on deposit at PSF.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim
Date:P 2011 June
Mass (g):133
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):18.4±0.0, n=3
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.8-14.9
Wollastonite (mol%):7.6-7.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):24.1
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:K179; 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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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