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Northwest Africa 8376
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8376
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8376
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 201 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  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 29 May 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P Jun 2013
Mass (g):200.6
Pieces:4
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:high
Fayalite (mol%):5.6±3.4 (0.4-12.7, n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4±0.3 (1-2, n=20)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.2 (0.7-1.4, n=20)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments:The meteorite is composed of large CAIs, chondrules, and olivine amoeboids set into a fine-grained almost opaque matrix. No type II chondrules were encountered.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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   and collections
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. 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 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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