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Northwest Africa 1616
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1616
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1616
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 45.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  CR2
Recommended:  CR2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 163 approved meteorites classified as CR2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
Comments: Approved 17 Sep 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1161:
Place of purchase:Agadir
Date:P 2001
Mass (g):45.1
Pieces:1
Class:CR2
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):0.5-2.7
Classifier:Alan Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):9.0
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Purchased by Nelson Oakes
Comments:Large chondrules w/irreg. surfaces, abundant matrix, large metal grains.Submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Oakes: Nelson Oakes, Route 1, House 50C, Uniondale, PA 18470, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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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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