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Northwest Africa 8208
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8208
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8208
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 120 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  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 Feb 2014
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Northwest Africa 8208 (NWA 8208)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2012

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Petrography: The carbonaceous chondrite consists of up to 2 mm sized chondrules and abundant CAIs and olivine amoeboids set into an almost translucent black matrix; metal grains are very rare.

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Rissani, Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):120
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):0.3-11.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.7-3.5
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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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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