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Northwest Africa 033
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 033
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 033
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 192 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  C3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  C3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  C3-ung
Recommended:  C3-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as C3-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), and Ungrouped chondrites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 1:
Origin or pseudonym:Taouz 003
Date:1999
Latitude:30°54'N
Longitude:3°58'W
Mass (g):192
Pieces:1
Class:C3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):13.5±1.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.9±2.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff and T. Grund (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):22
Main mass:JNMC
Comments:NWA 033 is unusual in that it contains almost equilibrated chondrule olivines and low matrix abundance; δ18O = +1.42 ‰, δ17O = -2.69 ‰ (R. Clayton and T. Mayeda, UChi).
Plots: O isotopes:  
Institutions
   and collections
UChi: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, United States (institutional address; updated 28 Feb 2011)
Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
JNMC: jnmczurich, P.O. Box 208, CH-8155 Niederhasli, Switzerland; Website (private address; updated 4 Feb 2014)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 54'N, 3° 58'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 54'N, 3° 58'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites from Bechar, Algeria
     This is 1 of 1034 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Taouz 003 (From MetBase)

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