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Northwest Africa 8236
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8236
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8236
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 71 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  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 27 Feb 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):71
Pieces:1
Class:CR2
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):0.6-31.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.1-15.9
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):15.3
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:Numerous 0.5 to 1.2 mm chondrules (PO, POP, and BO)in dark fine-grained matrix with phyllosilicates. Some chondrules are rimmed by kamacite.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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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 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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