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Northwest Africa 8211
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8211
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8211
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 80 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 554 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 28 Feb 2015
Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 06/2013
Mass (g):80
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):0.4-48
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.9-2.2
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):16.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:The brownish meteorite with abundant 0.1-0.3 mm chondrules, CAIs, olivine amoeboids, and mineral fragments in a fine-grained almost opaque matrix. Some brownish staining and calcite filled veins.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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 7368 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1957 unapproved names)

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