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Northwest Africa 8214
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8214
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8214
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 380 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 151 approved meteorites classified as CK5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 22 Feb 2014
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Northwest Africa 8214 (NWA 8214)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5)

Petrography: The meteorite shows a grayish-greenish interior and consists of few chondrules and rare CAIs set into a fine-grained matrix. Opaque phases are dominantly Cr-bearing magnetite; FeNi metal is absent.

Geochemistry: magnetite contains up to 4.5 wt% Cr2O3

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):380
Pieces:2
Class:CK5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):31.5
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Art&Met and Marcin Cimala
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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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 6559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2021 unapproved names)

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