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Northwest Africa 7265
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7265
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7265
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 130 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CR2
Recommended:  CR2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 163 approved meteorites classified as CR2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
Comments: Approved 6 Sep 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 7265 (NWA 7265)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2012 Mar

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CR2)

History: Purchased by Aaronson in 2012 March in Temara, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Well-formed, medium-sized (0.3 to 0.7 mm) complex chondrules (some with dust rims) and angular mineral grains in a dark matrix containing cronstedtite. Other minerals are olivine, orthopyroxene, subcalcic augite, troilite and minor kamacite. One small CAI containing pink spinel was found.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa0.6-24.2), orthopyroxene (Fs1.1-1.9Wo1.2-0.8), subcalcic augite (Fs1.1Wo38.4).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CR2).

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Temara
Date:P 2012 Mar
Mass (g):130
Pieces:1
Class:CR2
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):0.6-24.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.1-1.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2-0.8
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:A. Aaronson
Comments:M1365; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
Aaronson: Sahara Overland Ltd., Harhora, Temara, 12000, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7027 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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