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Northwest Africa 530
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 530
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 530
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 122 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CR2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  CR2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CR2
Recommended:  CR2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 163 approved meteorites classified as CR2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 159:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:P May 2000
Mass (g):122
Pieces:2
Class:CR2
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):1.1-6.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):3.5-8.3
Classifier:M. Denise (MNHNP)
Type spec mass (g):9.2
Main mass:anonymous buyer
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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