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Northwest Africa 1763
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1763
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1763
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 57.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 542 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Revised 19 Dec 2015: Corrected shock stage
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 258:
Origin or pseudonym:Boudnib area, Morocco
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:Oct 2001
Mass (g):57.1
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):0.3-34.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.7-2.3
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):11
Main mass:PThomas
Comments:many CAIs
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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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
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Mirko Graul   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7483 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1994 unapproved names)

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