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Northwest Africa 7592
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7592
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7592
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 825 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  R3
Recommended:  R3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 32 approved meteorites classified as R3.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 12 Apr 2013
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):825
Pieces:15
Class:R3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):38.5±13.6 (3.3-45, n=30)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.5±5 (8-22.2, n=15)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Stefan Ralew
Comments:Chondritic breccia with bright and dark clasts set in a clastic matrix. Olivine and orthopyroxenes are unequilibrated in all clasts as well as in the matrix. Opaque phases are sulfides; metal is absent.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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