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Northwest Africa 7697
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7697
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7697
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 100 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2014)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 413 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 1 Mar 2013
Data from:
  MB102
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):100
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):9.1±11.1 (0.2-36.6, n=29)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1±0.2 (0.6-1.4, n=21)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomek Jakubowski
Comments:The carbonaceous chondrite consists of up to 2 mm sized chondrules and abundant CAIs and amoeboid olivine inclusions set in an almost translucent black matrix; metal grains are rare.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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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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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5792 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2067 unapproved names)

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