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Northwest Africa 7216
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7216
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7216
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 70 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 515 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 27 Apr 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 7216 (NWA 7216)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2010

Classification: Ureilite

Petrography: The meteorite displays a cumulate texture of up to 1-mm-sized olivine, orthopyroxene, and pigeonite grains. Olivine shows characteristic reduced rims. Carbon is present as graphite.

Geochemistry: Reduced rims in olivine: Fa3.8-8.5; opx: Fs9.2Wo4.9; pigeonite Fs9.4Wo8.7

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):70
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):9.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.2; 9.4
Wollastonite (mol%):4.9; 8.7
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):15.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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