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Northwest Africa 1558
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1558
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1558
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 385 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  CK5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CK5/6
Recommended:  CK5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites classified as CK5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 156:
Origin or pseudonym:Aoufous
Date:1998
Mass (g):385
Pieces:1
Class:CK5/6
Fayalite (mol%):29
Classifier:F. Brandst├Ątter and M. Bukovanska, NHMV
Type spec mass (g):20
Main mass:Fectay
Comments:Ol: 0.5-0.6 wt. % NiO; Mt: ~ 4 wt. % Cr2O3
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)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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