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Northwest Africa 1430
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1430
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1430
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 113 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIAB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 318 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 82:
Origin or pseudonym:Tata
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2001
Mass (g):113 kg
Pieces:1
Class:IIIAB
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):152
Main mass:Gessler
Comments:Co 5.02 mg/g, Ni 78.9 mg/g, Cu 167 µg/g, Ga 18.5 µg/g, As 4.45 µg/g, W 1.01 µg/g, Ir 3.90 µg/g, Pt 12.3 µg/g, Au 0.664 µg/; purchased by Gessler from Bessey
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Bessey: Dean Bessey ,P.O. Box 40810, Glenfield, Auckland 1310 , New Zealand; Website (private address)
Gessler: Nicholas Gessler, 2010 Calgary Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90077, United States (private address; updated 7 Jul 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7269 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1987 unapproved names)

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