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Northwest Africa 7077
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7077
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7077
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 134 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (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 25 May 2012
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Northwest Africa 7077 (NWA 7077)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2011

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Petrography: Specimen is characterized by abundant chondrules, up to 5 mm sized CAIs, and mineral fragments set in a fine-grained dark brownish matrix. Some chondrules appear reddish.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1606:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):134
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):15.1 (0.7-44.1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.3 (0.8-5.3)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:M. Graul
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Mirko Graul      
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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