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Northwest Africa 8269
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8269
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8269
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 637 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  H7
Recommended:  H7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites classified as H7.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Mar 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Northwest Africa 8269 (NWA 8269)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013 Aug

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H7)

History: Purchased by Alexandre Debienne in August 2013 from a dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Completely recrystallized with triple grain junctions and no chondrules. Olivine, orthopyroxene, augite, sodic plagioclase, merrillite, troilite and abundant kamacite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa19.8-20.0), orthopyroxene (Fs16.5-16.6Wo1.4-1.6), augite (Fs6.1-6.5Wo44.7-44.1).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H7).

Specimens: 36 g including one polished probe mount at PSF; remainder with Mr. A. Debienne.

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2013 Aug
Mass (g):636.9
Pieces:1
Class:H7
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.8-20.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5-16.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4-1.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):36
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:A. Debienne
Comments:AD13302; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
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 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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