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Northwest Africa 7930
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7930
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7930
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 22 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 31 Jul 2013
Data from:
  MB102
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):22
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):3.2±2.9 (0.3-8.9, n=31)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4±0.5 (0.9-2.3, n=11)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):4.4
Type spec location:MNB and HZM
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:The specimen consists of large FeO-poor chondrules, CAIs, and olivine amoeboids set in an almost opaque brownish to black-colored matrix. Several chondrules display intense brownish staining. No type II chondrules were found in the section studied.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
HZM: Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Department of Environmental Sciences, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany (institutional address; updated 28 Jun 2013)
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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 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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