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Northwest Africa 8077
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8077
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8077
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 61 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  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 Jan 2015
Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:St.Marie aux Mines, France
Date:P 2012 Jun 30
Mass (g):61
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):6.0±5.9 (0.6-20.4, n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.3±0.2 (0.9-1.6, n=13)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):13.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:The black to brownish colored meteorite is composed of typically 1 mm sized chondrules, CAIs, and olivine amoeboids set into a black almost opaque matrix. No type II chondrules were encountered.; 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. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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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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