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Northwest Africa 763
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 763
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 763
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 854 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CO3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  CO3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 477 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 206:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P Nov 2000
Mass (g):854
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):0.5-53.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.3-35
Classifier:M. Denise (MNHNP)
Type spec mass (g):23
Main mass:anonymous buyer
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 61 Rue Buffon, LMCM-CP52, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address; updated 8 Nov 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut   
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Phil Schmitz   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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