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Northwest Africa 8719
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8719
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8719
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 6.39 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  Iron, IIIAB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 318 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 16 Apr 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 8719 (NWA 8719)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2011 Nov 9

Classification: Iron meteorite (IIIAB)

Petrography: Structure shows minor deformation, some rust-filled short cracks. Meteorite moderately rusty, seems to be prone to rusting. Very few inclusions. No FeS recognized nor is schreibersite recognizable, even at intersections of kamacite lamellae. Medium octahedrite structure.

Geochemistry: Composition: Co, 5.04 mg/g; Ni, 77.8 mg/g; Ga, 19.6 μg/g; Ge, n.d.; As, 4.8 μg/g; Ir 3.94 μg/g; Au, 0.668 μg/g.

Classification: The meteorite is a IIIAB based on composition and structure. This meteorite is paired with NWA 1430.

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Tata, Morocco
Date:P 2011 Nov 9
Mass (g):6.39 kg
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IIIAB
Weathering grade:moderate
Classifier:J.T. Wasson, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):113.5
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Kosher
Comments:Submitted by J.T. Wasson
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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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 7269 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1987 unapproved names)

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