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Northwest Africa 8016
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8016
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8016
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 18.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2834 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Nov 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 8016 (NWA 8016)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2011 Jan

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: Purchased in Temara, Morocco, by Adam Aaronson in January 2011.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Mostly recrystallized with very sparse chondrules.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa30.7-30.9), orthopyroxene (Fs24.2-24.7Wo1.4-2.0), augite (Fs9.4-10.3Wo43.7-43.5).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6).

Specimens: 3.8 g including one polished thin section at UWB. The remainder is held by Aaronson.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Temara
Date:P 2011 Jan
Mass (g):18.8
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30.7-30.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.2-24.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4-2.0
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):3.8
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:A. Aaronson
Comments:M1174; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
Aaronson: Sahara Overland Ltd., Harhora, Temara, 12000, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
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 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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