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Northwest Africa 1758
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1758
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1758
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 66.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  CM2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 505 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 253:
Origin or pseudonym:Boudnib area, Morocco
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:Aug 2001
Mass (g):66.4
Pieces:1
Class:CM2
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):0.5-47.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):11.1
Main mass:PThomas
Comments:troilite + pentlandite
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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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