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Northwest Africa 7692
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7692
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7692
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 444 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 Mar 2013
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):444
Pieces:7
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):2±2.6 (0.3-9.9, n=18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.2±0.4 (0.7-2.1, n=21
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):25.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:The meteorite displays an overall brownish to black interior with prominent up to 2 cm sized CAIs and amoeboid olivine aggregates. Chondrules are abundant and generally Fe-poor. Contains up to 2-cm-sized black inclusions consisting of almost completely altered chondules and chondrule fragments set in a phyllosilicate-rich fine-grained matrix.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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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