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Northwest Africa 4543
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4543
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4543
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.39 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  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: Approved 4 May 2008
Data from:
  MB94
  Table 2
  Line 40:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Date:2006
Mass (g):339
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:minimal
Weathering grade:minimal
Fayalite (mol%):50.1 (±1.7)
Classifier:T. Bunch, NAU, and H. Connolly
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Strope
Comments:Matrix olv listed; numerous AOAs.
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Strope: 421 Fourth Street, Glen Dale, WV 26038, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7472 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1988 unapproved names)

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