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NWA 8244 (16,232 g)

NWA 8244 (16,232 g)

Name: Northwest Africa 8244
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8244
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass: 283 g


Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P Dec 2013
Mass (g):283
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.8±7.9 (4.7-28.8, n=28)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.1±6.8 (2.6-21.1, n=23)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.3 (range 0.3-1.3, n=23)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:chondrule mean diameter is about 0.6 mm; low metal content; submitted by Ansgar Greshake



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