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Northwest Africa 8034
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8034
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8034
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1517 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7309 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Oct 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 8034 (NWA 8034)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2012

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: Purchased by Terry Boswell in 2012 from a dealer in Midelt, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Sparse, medium-sized chondrules. Olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, sodic plagioclase, chromite, altered kamacite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.9-25.4), orthopyroxene (Fs21.1-21.4Wo1.8-1.9), clinopyroxene (Fs9.9-11.0Wo38.1-38.4).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5).

Specimens: 22.7 g and one polished thin section are at UWB. The remainder is held by Mr. T. Boswell.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Midelt
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):1517
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):24.9-25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1-21.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8-1.9
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):22.7
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:T. Boswell
Comments:TB13-14; 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)
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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