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Northwest Africa 2208
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2208
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2208
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 243 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 162 approved meteorites classified as CK5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 34:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):243
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Shock stage:S2-6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):28.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.1
Wollastonite (mol%):2
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:DGregory
Comments:Magnetite Cr2O3, - 3.71 wt%
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
DGregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
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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 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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