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Northwest Africa 1277
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1277
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1277
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1200 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  CO3.6
Recommended:  CO3.6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites classified as CO3.6.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 22 Dec 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 1:
Place of purchase:Tagounite, Morocco
Date:2001
Mass (g):1200
Pieces:1
Class:CO3.6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):1
Classifier:Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):29.16
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Unknown
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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. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7027 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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