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Northwest Africa 1934
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1934
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1934
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 379 approved meteorites classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV-CK clan chondrites, CV chondrites, and Carbonaceous chondrites
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 90:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:P Jun 2003
Mass (g):8 kg
Pieces:many
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):1.6-38.4
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):103.2
Type spec location:ASU
Main mass:Farmer
Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Farmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Andreas Grünemeyer   
Edward Krikorian   
Gerald Armstrong   
jean bernard Delbauve   
michael sheen   
Piotr gural100   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5497 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2104 unapproved names)

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