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Northwest Africa 2918
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2918
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2918
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 237 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  CO3.0
Recommended:  CO3.0    [explanation]

This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites classified as CO3.0.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2006
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 169:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):237
Pieces:1
Class:CO3.0
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):1.2-64.5
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Olv (Cr2O3 = 0.38 ± 0.24)
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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