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Northwest Africa 8347
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8347
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8347
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 96 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  Iron, IAB-sLL
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sLL    [explanation]

This is 1 of 33 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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Writeup from MB 103:

Northwest Africa 8347 (NWA 8347)

Morocco

Purchased: June 2010

Classification: Iron meteorite (IAB-sLL)

Petrography: Coarse octahedrite, bandwidth 1.64±0.25 mm (n=28) . Numerous tiny schreibersite crystal, rare troilite. X-ray fluorescence maps were used to characterize mineralogy/structure.

Geochemistry: Composition by ICPMS (K. Tachikawa, CEREGE): 4.38 mg/g Co, 79.9 mg/g Ni, 6.8 μg/g Cr, 186 μg/g Cu, 76.4 μg/g Ga, 257 μg/g Ge,15 μg/g As, 2.3 μg/g Ir, 5.3 μg/g Pt, 1.5 μg/g Au.

Classification: IAB-sLL

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Besançon
Date:P June 2010
Mass (g):96
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IAB-sLL
Classifier:P. Rochette, K. Tachikawa, B. Devouard
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name K168; 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 1374 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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