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Northwest Africa 7589
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7589
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7589
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 864 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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 1 Jan 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 7589 (NWA 7589)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2012

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Petrography: The brownish meteorite is composed of 1-mm-sized chondrules, CAIs, and olivine amoeboids set into a black matrix; rare CAIs up to 1 cm sized are present. Many chondrules show reddish staining due to oxidation of metal.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):864
Pieces:14
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):13.1±15.4 (2.1-41.7, n=20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.5±0.2 (1.1-2, n=26)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass: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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, 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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