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Northwest Africa 7929
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7929
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7929
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 26 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 31 Jul 2013
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):26
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):3±3.9 (0.3-11.2, n=29)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1±0.3 (0.7-1.5, n=10)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):5.2
Type spec location:MNB and HZM
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:The meteorite displays an overall grayish to black interior with prominent large CAIs and olivine amoeboids. Chondrules are abundant and generally Fe-poor.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
HZM: Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Department of Environmental Sciences, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany (institutional address; updated 28 Jun 2013)
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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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