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Northwest Africa 8067
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8067
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8067
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 4.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5948 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Oct 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 8067 (NWA 8067)

Morocco

Purchased: 2013

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: Purchased by Brahim Tahiri from a Moroccan hunter and sent to his partner Sean Tutorow for classification, 2013.

Physical characteristics: 129 matching stone fragments, weathered exterior with desert cement, saw cut reveals reddish brown interior, small chondrules visible.

Petrography: (C. Agee, UNM) Microprobe examination of a polished mount shows many distinct, porphyritic chondrules, most with mesostasis. Matrix is permeated with oxide veins. Accessory kamacite, oxidized iron, and troilite.

Geochemistry: (C. Agee and N. Muttik, UNM) EMPA. Olivine Fa18.5±1.5, Fe/Mn=37±2, n=16, Low Ca-pyroxene Fs15.7±2.5Wo2.2±2.9, Fe/Mn=31±12, n=17.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4), weathering grade (W3).

Specimens: 22.8 g including a probe mount on deposit at UNM, Sean Tutorow holds the main mass.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):4202.82
Pieces:29
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.5±1.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.7±2.5
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2±2.9
Classifier:C. Agee, UNM
Type spec mass (g):22.8
Type spec location:UNM
Main mass:Sean Tutorow
Comments:Field name G-455; 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1460 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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