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Northwest Africa 8346
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8346
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8346
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 334 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  Iron, IAB-sLL
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sLL    [explanation]

This is 1 of 32 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-sLL.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 7 May 2014
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Northwest Africa 8346 (NWA 8346)

Morocco

Purchased: June 2010

Classification: Iron meteorite (IAB-sLL)

Petrography: Coarse medium octahedrite, bandwidth 1.31±0.23 mm (n=38). Numerous tiny schreibersite crystals, graphite, rare troilite. X-ray fluorescence maps were used to characterize mineralogy/structure.

Geochemistry: composition by ICPMS (K. Tachikawa, CEREGE): 4.80 mg/g Co, 84.3 mg/g Ni, 13 µg/g Cr, 175 μg/g Cu, 57.3 μg/g Ga, 175 μg/g Ge,16.6 μg/g As, 1.9 μg/g Ir, 4.3 μg/g Pt, 1.2 μg/g Au.

Classification: IAB-sLL

Data from:
  MB103
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Place of purchase:Besançon
Date:P June 2010
Mass (g):334
Pieces:2
Class:Iron, IAB-sLL
Classifier:P. Rochette, K. Tachikawa, B. Devouard
Type spec mass (g):24.1
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name K156; submitted by P. Rochette
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private 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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1370 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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