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Northwest Africa 4676
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4676
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4676
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 10 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  CV3 OxA
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 537 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 25 Oct 2010
Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Place of purchase:Tucson, AZ
Date:P 2007 Feb 3
Mass (g):~10000
Pieces:many
Class:CV3 OxA
Weathering grade:minimal
Fayalite (mol%):Chondrules: Fa2.3-35.4, mean Fa12.7. Matrix Fa52.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.6
Wollastonite (mol%):0.28
Classifier:Devin L. Schrader, Harold C. Connolly Jr., Dante S. Lauretta, Dolores H. Hill, and Ken J. Domanik, UAz
Type spec mass (g):21.7
Type spec location:UAz, donated by Mohamed Sbai
Main mass:Mohamed Sbai
Comments:Petrology, and metal, sulfide, and matrix composition suggest CV3 OxA; submitted by Devin L. Schrader
Institutions
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UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
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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 7354 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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