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Northwest Africa 4038
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4038
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4038
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 23 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (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
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2006
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 257:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):23
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):0.4-47.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):1-2.2
Classifier:A. Greshake and M. Kurz
Type spec mass (g):4.6
Type spec location:MNB
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. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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