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Northwest Africa 765
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 765
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 765
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 767 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CK4-5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  CK4/5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CK4/5
Recommended:  CK4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites classified as CK4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 208:
Origin or pseudonym:Fezna
Date:12 Nov 2000
Latitude:31°34'N
Longitude:4°31'W
Mass (g):767
Pieces:9
Class:CK4/5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):31.5
Classifier:M. Denise (MNHNP)
Type spec mass (g):17
Main mass:anonymous finder
Comments:Ol: 0.5 wt% NiO
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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Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut   
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 34'N, 4° 31'W)
     Recommended::   (31° 34'N, 4° 31'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1189 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 11 unapproved names)
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