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Northwest Africa 8765
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8765
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8765
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 523 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 13 Feb 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 8765 (NWA 8765)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

History: The meteorite was bought 2014 at a mineral fair in Munich, Germany.

Physical characteristics: The small dark brownish individual lacks any fusion crust.

Petrography: It is composed of abundant well defined small chondrules (0.1 to 0.4 mm) and rare CAIs set into a fine-grained dark brownish matrix. Chondrules are highly unequilibrated and mostly of porphyritic types.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2014
Mass (g):5
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.1±22.7 (0.4-78.2, n=34)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.7±2.6 (1.1-9.2, n=21)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±1.1 (0.7-4.7, n=21)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):1.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
Catalogs:
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 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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