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Northwest Africa 4966
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4966
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4966
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 416 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  CK4
Recommended:  CK4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 104 approved meteorites classified as CK4.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 189:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2007
Mass (g):416
Pieces:1
Class:CK4
Fayalite (mol%):34.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):28.6
Wollastonite (mol%):3.1
Classifier:Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21.1
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Cimala
Comments:Cr2O3 in magnetite = 3.6 wt%
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6528 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2021 unapproved names)

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