header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 4 Jul 2020
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Include past classifications in search
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 7865
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7865
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7865
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1480 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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 27 Jul 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):1480
Pieces:Many
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):6.5±3.1 (0.3-12.8, n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.9±0.8 (1.0-3.5, n=15)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:M. Graul, Berlin, Germany
Comments:Dark gray interior with brownish regions. Chondrules and CAIs set in a dark fine-grained matrix. Chondrule sizes up to 2 mm. Calcite veining; submitted by K. Metzler
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Alpha Tauri   
Denis gourgues      
Franco Vignato   
Jörg-Florian Jensch   
Mirko Graul                  
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page