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Northwest Africa 3193
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3193
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3193
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 95.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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
Comments: Approved 21 Sep 2011
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 3193 (NWA 3193)

Morocco

Found: 2008

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK4)

Petrography: (A. Rubin, UCLA): The rock has a moderately coarse matrix (~10 μm-size grains) characteristic of CK4. It has a few percent porphyritic chondrules (350-1600 μm in diameter). Contains abundant magnetite and accessory sulfide.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1163:
Date:2008
Mass (g):95.6
Pieces:1
Class:CK4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):31.2±0.2
Classifier:Alan Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):20.3
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:JUtas
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
JUtas: Jason Utas, United States (private address; updated 8 Jun 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1417 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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