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Northwest Africa 7344
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7344
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7344
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 119 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 471 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 4 Mar 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:St. Marie
Date:P June 2011
Mass (g):119
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):1.8-46.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.4-39.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0-1.4
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU; P. Sipiera, PSF
Type spec mass (g):24.50
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:unknown
Comments:Ellipsodal to rounded chondrules with well-developed coarse- to fine-grained rims and fine-grained CAIs in flow-textured matrix.; submitted by Sipiera
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6588 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2020 unapproved names)

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