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Northwest Africa 8086
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8086
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8086
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 12 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  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 22 Jan 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 8086 (NWA 8086)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2012 Jun 30

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, polymict)

Physical characteristics: The small individual is partly covered with fusion crust and displays a bright interior.

Petrography: (A. Greshake, MNB) The meteorite consists of basaltic and less abundant dark melt clasts set into a fine-grained clastic groundmass. Minor phases are SiO2 polymorphs, chromite, and pyrrhotite.

Geochemistry: low-Ca pyroxene: Fs56.4-60.8Wo1.8-6.1; FeO/MnO=29-33; augite: Fs25-27.5Wo42.2-44.6; FeO/MnO=28-33; calcic plagioclase: An84.2-89.3

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:St.Marie aux Mines, France
Date:P 2012 Jun 30
Mass (g):12
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-pmict
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:high
Ferrosilite (mol%):56.4-60.8; 25-27.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8-6.1; 42.2-44.6
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):2.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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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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