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Northwest Africa 8085
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8085
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8085
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 34 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H6-melt breccia
Recommended:  H6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites classified as H6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 22 Jan 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:St.Marie aux Mines, France
Date:P 2012 Jun 30
Mass (g):34
Pieces:1
Class:H6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):20.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.9
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Unmelted fragments are H6 type and S4; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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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 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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