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Northwest Africa 8125
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8125
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8125
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 156 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10565 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H 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 8125 (NWA 8125)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013 Apr

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Purchased by Sergey Vasiliev and Marc Jost from a dealer in Sidi Ifni, Morocco in April 2013.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Some small chondrules (0.4-1.1 mm, mean 0.7 mm) are present in a relatively coarse grained matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa18.4-18.9), orthopyroxene (Fs15.8-16.2Wo0.9-1.5), augite (Fs5.9-7.2Wo44.9-43.1).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5).

Specimens: 24.6 g including one polished thin section at UWB. The remainder is held by Mr. S. Vasiliev and Mr. Marc Jost.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Sidi Ifni
Date:P 2013 Apr
Mass (g):156
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.4-18.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.8-16.2
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9-1.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):24.6
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:S. Vasiliev & M. Jost
Comments:SVMJ08; 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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