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Northwest Africa 7062
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7062
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7062
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 62.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 240 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 1 Feb 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 7062 (NWA 7062)

Morocco

Purchased: Apr 2011

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, monomict)

History: Specimen comes from the Hamada region.

Petrography: Breccia consisting of mm-scale clasts of pyroxene and plagioclase in a groundmass of the same. Pyroxene is either pigeonite, Fs56-59Wo4.5-10 (Fe/Mn=31) or augite Fs27-30Wo39-43 (Fe/Mn=32), often with exsolution lamellae. Plagioclase (An90Or0) typically contains microinclusions of pigeonite and SiO2. Accessory minerals include SiO2, chromite, ilmenite and troilite.

Specimens: Main mass, including polished thin section, reside at UAb.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1596:
Place of purchase:Oarzazate
Date:P Apr 2011
Mass (g):62.9
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-mmict
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Classifier:C. Herd, UAb
Type spec mass (g):62.9
Type spec location:UAb
Main mass:B. Chatterton
Comments:Submitted by C. Herd
Institutions
   and collections
UAb: 1-26 Earth Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E3, Canada, Canada; Website (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1522 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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