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Northwest Africa 1112
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1112
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1112
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 49 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  CK5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 162 approved meteorites classified as CK5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
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Writeup from MB 88:

Northwest Africa 1112

Morocco

Found 2001

Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5)

A 49 g complete stone was purchased in Erfoud, Morocco October 2001. Classification and mineralogy (T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU): well equilibrated, abundant matrix (~75 vol. %). Matrix olivine, Fa30.1 (range Fa29.9-30.3), (0.46 wt % NiO); plagioclase, An31.8Or4.1 (range An28.3–38); green diopside, Fs9.6Wo45.2En45.2. Magnetite Cr2O3 and Al2O3 contents are lower in abundance than in less equilibrated CKs, 3.87 wt % and 0.29 %, respectively, with TiO2, 0.27 %; MnO 0.18 %; NiO, 0.31% and CoO, 0.14 %. Phosphate and Ni-, Co-rich pyrrhotite. The meteorite is very fresh. Shock level S2. Specimens: type specimen, 9.1 g NAU, main mass, Hupe.

Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 5:
Date:2001
Mass (g):49
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Hupe: (old address—now see GHupé or AHupé) G. and A. Hupe, 2616 Lake Youngs Court SE, Renton, WA 98058., United States (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Shinishi Kato   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7374 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1957 unapproved names)

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