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Northwest Africa 1152
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1152
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1152
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 98 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CV3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  C3-ung
Recommended:  C3-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as C3-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), and Ungrouped chondrites
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 107:
Place of purchase:Tagounite
Date:P 2000
Mass (g):98
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):Fa in chondrules 23, Fa in matrix 56
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke (NA 0
Type spec mass (g):19.2
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:buyer
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7374 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1957 unapproved names)
Synonymshelp: Tagounite 084 (In NHM Cat)

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