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Northwest Africa 8380
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8380
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8380
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 109.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 163 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 29 May 2014
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Northwest Africa 8380 (NWA 8380)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014 Mar 26

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5)

Petrography: The meteorite is composed of few clearly discernible chondrules (mostly porphyritic olivine-pyroxene) set into abundant fine-grained matrix. Fe-rich olivine is the dominant mineral phase. Minor phases include low-Ca pyroxene, augite, plagioclase, and Cr-bearing magnetite; metal is virtually absent.

Geochemistry: magnetite contains up to 5.6 wt.% Cr2O3

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tan Tan, Western Sahara
Date:P 2014 Mar 26
Mass (g):109.9
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:medium
Fayalite (mol%):32.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):27.2
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:AKoppelt
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
AKoppelt: Andreas Koppelt, Hildeboldstrasse 28, 80797 Munich, Germany (private address; updated 7 May 2014)
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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 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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