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Northwest Africa 7336
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7336
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7336
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 18 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11278 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Jul 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Northwest Africa 7336 (NWA 7336)

Morocco

Found: 2012

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: One stone weighing 18 kg was found in Morocco in 2012. Blaine Reed acquired the sample from a meteorite dealer at the Tucson Gem and Mineral show in 2012.

Petrography: (A. Love, App): Sample displays recrystallized chondritic texture composed of indistinct, chondrules (avg. dia. 1.30 mm) and fragments in a recrystallized matrix with weathered, discrete Fe-Ni and FeS grains. Chondrule and matrix olivine and pyroxenes contains multiple sets of planar fractures with iron-oxides filled veins and display weak mosaic extinction.

Geochemistry: (A.Love, App): Olivine Fa25.12-26.74 with an average Fa25.61±1.23, PMD=2.76, n=10; Pyroxene Fs21.59-24.29 with an average Fs22.75±1.23, PMD=5.83, Wo1.40, PMD=17.20, n=7.

Specimens: 67.3 g, one polished mount and one thin section on deposit at App. Reed holds main mass

Data from:
  MB101
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Place of purchase:Tucson Gem and Mineral Show
Date:2012
Mass (g):18000
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.61±1.23
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.75
Wollastonite (mol%):1.40
Classifier:A. Love, App
Type spec mass (g):67.3
Type spec location:App
Main mass:Blaine Reed
Comments:Submitted by Anthony Love
Institutions
   and collections
App: Department of Geology, 572 Rivers St., Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, United States (institutional address; updated 7 Mar 2013)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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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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