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Northwest Africa 7080
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7080
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7080
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 116 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6-melt breccia 
Recommended:  L6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 48 approved meteorites classified as L6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 2 May 2012
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Northwest Africa 7080 (NWA 7080)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2011

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

Petrography: Hand specimen shows cm-sized light-gray to dark-brown chondritic fragments set in a fine-grained almost black matrix. Thin sections show chondritic fragments are L6 type and the dark matrix is impact melt with small sulfide and metal droplets set in a glassy, partly recrystallized groundmass.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1608:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):116
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.0
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mr. Hanno Strufe
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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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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