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Northwest Africa 1940
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1940
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1940
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1131 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 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
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 96:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P Jun 2003
Mass (g):1131
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Fayalite (mol%):1.2-44.6
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):24.8
Type spec location:ASU
Main mass:MFarmer
Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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