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Northwest Africa 7026
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7026
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7026
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 629 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6-melt breccia 
Recommended:  L6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 48 approved meteorites classified as L6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Mar 2012
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Northwest Africa 7026 (NWA 7026)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: Oct 2011

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

Petrography: Very fresh specimen consisting of rounded chondrite clasts (containing very sparse chondrules) in a fine grained, dark matrix characterized by irregular, shred-like kamacite grains. Minerals are olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, sodic plagioclase, chromite and troilitee.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa23.9-25.4), orthopyroxene (Fs21.5-22.6Wo1.2), clinopyroxene (Fs7.8-8.3Wo44.7-44.6).

Classification: L6 melt breccia, likely paired with NWA 6706

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1581:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P Oct 2011
Mass (g):629
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.9-25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5-22.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.1
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupé
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)
GHupé: Gregory M. Hupé, 9003 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852, United States; Website (private address)
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 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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