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Northwest Africa 7367
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7367
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7367
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 35.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  Eucrite-cm
Recommended:  Eucrite-cm    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-cm.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Aug 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Northwest Africa 7367 (NWA 7367)

Morocco

Purchased: May 2012

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, cumulate)

History: Purchased by Sean Tutorow from Morocco, May 2012.

Physical characteristics: Single stone, with black shiny fusion crust, some light desert weathering on exterior, saw cut reveals fresh, medium-grained texture, with white and honey-colored crystals up to 2 mm.

Petrography: (C. Agee, UNM) Microprobe examination of a polished mount shows a pyroxene-plagioclase protogranular texture, some pyroxenes with exsolution lamellae, a few areas show fine-grained cataclastic texture. Accessory silica, chromite, and troilite.

Geochemistry: (C. Agee and N. Wilson, UNM, by EMPA). Low Ca-pyroxene Fs43.3±1.0Wo3.9±1.5, Fe/Mn=30±1, n=25; augite Fs17.0±0.3Wo45.3±0.4, Fe/Mn=25±1, n=7; plagioclase Or0.2±0.0Ab6.1±0.3An93.7±0.3, n=2.

Classification: Achondrite (Eucrite-cm). Equilibrated cumulate eucrite. Slightly weathered.

Specimens: 8.6 g including a probe mount on deposit at UNM, Sean Tutorow holds the main mass.

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:P May 2012
Mass (g):35.59
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-cm
Ferrosilite (mol%):43.3±1, 17.0±0.3
Wollastonite (mol%):3.9±1.5, 45.3±0.4
Classifier:C. Agee, UNM
Type spec mass (g):8.6
Type spec location:UNM
Main mass:Sean Tutorow
Comments:Submitted by C. Agee
Institutions
   and collections
UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1370 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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