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Northwest Africa 8128
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8128
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8128
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 791 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1709 approved meteorites (plus 24 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Feb 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 8128 (NWA 8128)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013 Sep

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

History: Purchased by Sergey Vasiliev in September 2013 from a dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Well formed, closely packed, medium sized (1.5±0.7 mm) chondrules.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa25.3-25.5, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs20.8-20.9Wo1.7-1.4, N = 2), clinopyroxene (Fs7.2-7.4Wo45.86-44.6, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

Specimens: 25.9 g including one polished thin section at UWB. The remainder is held by Mr. S. Vasiliev.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2013 Sep
Mass (g):791
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):25.9
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:S. Vasiliev
Comments:SV12; 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. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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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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