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Northwest Africa 2854
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2854
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2854
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 167 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  CK3/4
Recommended:  CK3/4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites classified as CK3/4.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CK chondrites, CK3 chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2006
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 140:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):167
Pieces:1
Class:CK3/4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):33.5
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):20.3
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Olv (FeO/MnO = 101); Mag (Cr2O3 = 4.8, Al2O3 = 1.86)
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. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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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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