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Northwest Africa 8089
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8089
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8089
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 13 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 541 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 8 Jan 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 8089 (NWA 8089)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013 July

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CM2)

Petrography: (A. Greshake, MNB) The small almost black stones are composed of small (about 0.3 mm in diameter) chondrules and rare CAIs set into a dark matrix of mainly phyllosilicates. Matrix dominates over chondrules, CAIs, and rare Fe,Ni-metal grains and most chondrules and CAIs are surrounded by fine-grained accretionary rims.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2013 July
Mass (g):13
Pieces:17
Class:CM2
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):8.4±11.4 (0.7-34.2, n=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.4±2 (0.7-6.5, n=21)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):2.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 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 7374 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1957 unapproved names)

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