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Northwest Africa 1566
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1566
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1566
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 159 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  R3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  R3.8
Recommended:  R3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites classified as R3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 164:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P Dec 2001
Mass (g):159
Pieces:1
Class:R3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):41±3
Ferrosilite (mol%):24±6
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):23
Institutions
   and collections
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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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 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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