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Northwest Africa 7016
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7016
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7016
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 571 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6104 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Nov 2011
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 7016 (NWA 7016)

Morocco

Found: 2011

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

History: Purchased by Abdelfattah Gharrad and Oakes in 2011

Physical characteristics: Dark brown exterior. Interior fine grained, oxidized, brown with fine weathering veins.

Petrography: (C. Agee, UNM) Microprobe examination of a polished mount shows olivine, low-Ca pyroxene, plagioclase, few small, <500 μm, extensively equilibrated chondrules, ubiquitous troilite, oxidized kamacite, and weathering veins.

Geochemistry: (C. Agee and N. Wilson, UNM) Olivine Fa19 with Fe/Mn=42, low-Ca pyroxene Fs17Wo1.4 with Fe/Mn=24, and plagioclase Ab81

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6), moderately weathered

Specimens: 22.9 g including a probe mount on deposit at UNM, Abdelfattah Gharrad and Oakes hold the main mass

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1577:
Date:2011
Mass (g):571
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:C. Agee, UNM
Type spec mass (g):22.9
Type spec location:UNM
Main mass:Abdelfattah Gharrad and Oakes
Comments:Submitted by C. Agee
Institutions
   and collections
UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
Oakes: Nelson Oakes, Route 1, House 50C, Uniondale, PA 18470, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1466 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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