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Northwest Africa 3098
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3098
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3098
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 78.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  R5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  R5
Recommended:  R5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 35 approved meteorites classified as R5.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 439:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):78.7
Pieces:1
Class:R5
Shock stage:S3/4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):38.6
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):16
Main mass:Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1417 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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