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Northwest Africa 1083
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1083
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1083
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 60.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  CR2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CR2
Recommended:  CR2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 158 approved meteorites classified as CR2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 4:
Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P Nov 2001
Mass (g):60.8
Pieces:1
Class:CR2
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):1.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):4.1
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):14.8
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Verish: Robert Verish, Meteorite-Recovery Lab, P.O. Box 463084, Escondido, CA 92046, United States; Website (private address; updated 27 May 2009)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5838 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2066 unapproved names)

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