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Northwest Africa 1655
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1655
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1655
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 50.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  CO3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 523 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 217:
Place of purchase:Zagorra
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):50.9
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):21.7 (0.8-55.2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.9 (0.9-5.5)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz, Kurz
Type spec mass (g):14.1
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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