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Northwest Africa 4767
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4767
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4767
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 101.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 527 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 12 Feb 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 47:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:May-07
Mass (g):101.52
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):0.4-19.2 (4.3+4.4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.9-3.3 (1.7+0.5)
Magnetic suscept.:4.34
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:PThomas
Comments:In magnetite, mean wt% Cr2O3=1.46, MgO=0.22; estimated subtype: >3.5
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
PThomas: Philippe Thomas, Meteoritica, La Chave, 07690 St André en Vivarais, France (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1466 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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