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Northwest Africa 7846
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7846
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7846
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 49 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 May 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):49
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):3.3±3.4 (0.2-12.3, n=35)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.5±1.3 (1.2-4.7, n=17)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):12.0
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomasz Jakubowski
Comments:Specimen shows a dark grayish interior with abundant reddish coloured regions. Up to 2-mm-sized chondrules, CAIs, and olivine amoeboids embedded in an almost opaque dark matrix. Chondrules are generally FeO-poor.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, 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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