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Northwest Africa 062
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 062
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 062
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 968 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CO3.3-3.4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  CO3.3/3.4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CO3.4
Recommended:  CO3.4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites classified as CO3.4.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 30:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 9 Aug 2000
Mass (g):968
Pieces:1
Class:CO3.3/3.4
Shock stage:S1
Fayalite (mol%):22.1±18.4
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):>20
Main mass:buyer
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Don Edwards   
Mark Bostick   
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Dave Johnson   
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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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