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Northwest Africa 735
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 735
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 735
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 161 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CK4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  CK4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CK4
Recommended:  CK4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 105 approved meteorites classified as CK4.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 198:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:Jan 1999
Latitude:30°37'N
Longitude:4°07'W
Mass (g):161
Pieces:many
Class:CK4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):28-34
Ferrosilite (mol%):25-27
Classifier:T. Mikouchi (UTok)
Type spec mass (g):19.6
Comments:An40-68; CPX: Fs8-10Wo46-49; Ol: 0.3-0.8 wt% NiO, magnetite, herzynitic spinel
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UTok: Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan (institutional address; updated 5 Nov 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 37'N, 4° 7'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 37'N, 4° 7'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Bechar, Algeria
     This is 1 of 979 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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