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Northwest Africa 854
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 854
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 854
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 45 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  IAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB
Recommended:  Iron, IAB complex    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IAB complex.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 61:
Origin or pseudonym:Ziz
Date:P Jan 2000
Mass (g):45 kg
Pieces:2
Class:IAB
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):150
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:anonymous dealers
Comments:Co = 4.68 mg/g, Ni = 69.1 mg/g, Ga = 90.9 µg/g, As = 11.1 tg/g, Ir = 2.10,ug/g, Pt = 6.8 µg/g, Au = 1.499 pg/g.
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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. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Don Edwards   
Matteo Chinellato   
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)
Synonymshelp: Ziz (In NHM Cat; Changed from Northwest Africa 859)

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