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Northwest Africa 1560
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1560
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1560
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 822 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  CK4/5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CK4/5
Recommended:  CK4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites classified as CK4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 96:

NWA 1560 olivine composition is Fa32.3

Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 158:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 1999
Mass (g):822
Pieces:1
Class:CK4/5
Fayalite (mol%):32.1
Classifier:F. Brandst├Ątter and M. Bukovanska, NHMV
Type spec mass (g):20
Main mass:Fectay
Comments:mt; refractory inclusion; Fa value corrected 6 July 2009 per Brandstaetter (was 37)
Institutions
   and collections
NHMV: Naturhistorisches Museum, Burgring 7, 1010 Wien, Austria, Austria; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Jan 2019)
Fectay: Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut, La Memoire de la Terre SARL, 39800 Aumont, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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