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Northwest Africa 8096
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8096
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8096
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 95 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CK6
Recommended:  CK6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as CK6.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 6 Jan 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 8096 (NWA 8096)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

Petrography: (A. Greshake, MNB) The meteorite displays a thorough recrystallized texture with only few chondrule fragments discernible. Fe-rich olivine is the most abundant mineral phase. Less abundant are low-Ca pyroxene, augite and plagioclase. Opaque phase include Cr-bearing magnetite and pyrrhotite; metal is virtually absent.

Geochemistry: plagioclase: An56.8Ab41.9

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):95
Pieces:1
Class:CK6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:Mod
Fayalite (mol%):34.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):27.5; 12.1
Wollastonite (mol%):2.6; 42.7
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomasz Jakubowski
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional 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 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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