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Northwest Africa 8135
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8135
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8135
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 47.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 515 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 1 Mar 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Northwest Africa 8135 (NWA 8135)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013 Apr

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

History: Purchased by F. Kuntz in April 2013 from a dealer in Zagora, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Small chondrules, mineral fragments and fine grained CAI are set in a brown, fine grained matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa1.3-43.5; Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine = 0.07-0.13 wt.%), orthopyroxene (Fs2.0-4.5Wo2.0-2.6), subcalcic augite (Fs1.1Wo31.2), diopside (Fs0.4Wo49.7).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3).

Specimens: 10.35 g including one polished thin section at PSF; remainder with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:P 2013 Apr
Mass (g):47.8
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):1.3-43.5, N = 7
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.0-4.5
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0-2.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):10.35
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:K190; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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