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Northwest Africa 3200
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3200
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3200
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 512 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Iron, IAB-sHL
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sHL    [explanation]

This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-sHL.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 21 Sep 2010
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Northwest Africa 3200 (NWA 3200)

(Northwest Africa)

Find date unknown

Classification: Iron meteorite (IAB-sHL)

Petrography: Fine octahedrite, fresh appearing but no heat-altered zone. Kamacite (width ~0.4 mm) often forms bundles of ~5 parallel lamellae. Equiaxed schreibersite grains (0.1-0.2 mm) in centers of many kamacites. Large schreibersite 11 x 0.5 mm crossed by some kamacite bands. No FeS recognized.

Geochemistry: Co (mg/g) 5.53, Ni (mg/g) 106.7, Ga (µg/g) 21.8, Ge (µg/g) <80, As (µg/g) 24.7, Ir (µg/g) 0.193, Au (µg/g) 2.35.

Submitter: J. T. Wasson, UCLA.

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Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:unknown
Mass (g):512
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IAB-sHL
Classifier:Wasson
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Utas
Comments:Submitted by Wasson
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. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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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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