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Northwest Africa 3192
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3192
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3192
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 22.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  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
Comments: Approved 15 Sep 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Tucson Mineral Show, from Blaine Reed
Date:P Feb 2005
Mass (g):22.5
Pieces:several
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):2.2±1.1
Classifier:Alan Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):4.67
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Utas Collection
Comments:Submitted by Jason Utas
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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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:

Algeria
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1008 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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