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Northwest Africa 7036
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7036
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7036
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 95 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 344 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Apr 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 7036 (NWA 7036)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: Nov 2011

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, polymict)

Petrography: Breccia composed dominantly of cumulate eucrite debris (rich in tan pyroxene and maskelynite), with minor diogenitic orthopyroxene, ilmenite, chromite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Diogenitic orthopyroxene (Fs21.6Wo1.7; Fs26.3Wo1.7, Fe/Mn=25-27). Eucritic pyroxenes include unexsolved pigeonite (Fs42.3Wo13.6, Fe/Mn=27), subcalcic augite (Fs43.0Wo30.8, Fe/Mn=31) and exsolved pigeonite composed of orthopyroxene (Fs61.8Wo1.4, Fe/Mn=30), with exsolution lamellae of clinopyroxene (Fs29.9Wo40.6, Fe/Mn=29).

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1586:
Place of purchase:Temara
Date:P Nov 2011
Mass (g):95
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-pmict
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6; 26.3; 42.3; 43.0; 61.8; 29.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7; 1.7; 13.6; 30.8; 1.4; 40.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):19
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:Aaronson
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Aaronson: Sahara Overland Ltd., Harhora, Temara, 12000, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7101 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2004 unapproved names)

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