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Northwest Africa 4586
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4586
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4586
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 22 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  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 28 Dec 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 4 Jan 2005
Mass (g):22
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Fayalite (mol%):mostly Fa>30
Classifier:A. Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):4.4
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:extremely high Ca-concentration (calcite) probably due to terrestrial weathering; submitted by A. Bischoff
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: 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. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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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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