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Northwest Africa 860
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 860
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 860
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 32 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  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:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 67:
Origin or pseudonym:Tafrawet, Algeria
Date:2000
Mass (g):32 kg
Pieces:1
Class:IIIAB
Classifier:J. Wasson (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):100
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:anonymous dealers
Comments:Med. oct., Co = 5.22 mg/g, Ni = 83.6 mg/g, Cu = 151 ug/g, Ga = 20.5 ug/g, As = 7.88,ug/g, W = 0.63 ug/g, Ir = 0.404 ug/g, Pt = 6.3 ug/g, Au = 1.064 ug/g.
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Matteo Chinellato   
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Alberto Giusta   
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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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