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Northwest Africa 2140
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2140
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2140
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 314 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 503 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 26:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):314
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):1.6-46
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.3-39
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Olsen
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Olsen: Unknown person (private address; updated 17 Apr 2009)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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