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Northwest Africa 7008
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7008
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 10.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Brachinite
Recommended:  Brachinite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 49 approved meteorites classified as Brachinite.   [show all]
Search for other: Brachinites, Primitive achondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Apr 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 7008 (NWA 7008)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: Jun 2011

Classification: Primitive achondrite (Brachinite)

Petrography: Protogranular aggregate dominated by olivine with subordinate clinopyroxene, minor orthopyroxene, chromite, altered kamacite, troilite and minor taenite and chlorapatite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa30.6-31.1, Fe/Mn=59-61), clinopyroxene (Fs9.5-10.1Wo43.3-42.2, Fe/Mn=32-35).

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1570:
Place of purchase:St. Marie
Date:P Jun 2011
Mass (g):10.8
Pieces:1
Class:Brachinite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):30.6-31.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.5-10.1
Wollastonite (mol%):43.3-42.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):2.4
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupe
Comments: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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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