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Northwest Africa 7227
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7227
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7227
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 341 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 503 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 27 Apr 2013
Data from:
  MB102
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Place of purchase:Marrakech, Morocco
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):341
Pieces:191
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):7.8±3.3 ( 3.3-13.9, n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.2±0.2 ( 0.8-1.7, n=20)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Beat Booz
Comments:Dark brownish fragments; contains chondrules up to several mm, CAIs, and AOAs set in a black almost opaque matrix. Many chondrules display brownish staining. Matrix olivine, Fa38.8-43.9.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Beat Booz         
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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