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Northwest Africa 7009
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7009
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7009
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1007 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 22 Aug 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Northwest Africa 7009 (NWA 7009)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2011 Oct

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased by Jack Schrader from a dealer in Agadir, Morocco, in 2011 October.

Petrography: Separated, mostly granular chondrules with multiple concentric dust rims and sparse fine-grained CAIs set in a brown, partly altered matrix (rich in ferroan olivine). Predominant minerals are olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene and rare troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa0.6-31.0), orthopyroxene (Fs1.3Wo5.0), clinopyroxene (Fs1.3Wo38.8; Fs9.6-32.8Wo49.8-50.6).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Agadir
Date:P 2011 Oct
Mass (g):1007
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):0.6-31.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.3
Wollastonite (mol%):5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:J. Schrader
Comments:JS11-9; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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