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Northwest Africa 7185
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7185
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7185
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1446 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 22 Aug 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Northwest Africa 7185 (NWA 7185)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2009 Oct

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased by Eric Twelker from a dealer in Agadir, Morocco in 2009 October.

Petrography: Flattened, elliptical to rounded, mostly granular chondrules (some rimmed) plus sparse fine-grained CAIs in a red-brown matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa1.1-35.2), orthopyroxene (Fs1.0-2.4Wo0.9±0.0), clinopyroxene (Fs1.0-9.6Wo47.4-49.3).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Agadir
Date:P 2009 Oct
Mass (g):1446
Pieces:5
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):1.1-35.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.0-2.4
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):31.7
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:Twelker
Comments:ET09-2; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
Twelker: Eric Twelker, P.O. Box 844, Port Townsend, WA 98368, United States; Website (private address; updated 1 Dec 2014)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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