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Northwest Africa 853
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 853
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 853
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 720 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Ureilite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 572 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 60:
Origin or pseudonym:Er Rachidia
Date:6 Mar 2001
Mass (g):720
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):22.2
Classifier:F. Wlotzka (MPI) and M. Kurz (Kurz)
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:MPI
Comments:Olivine with Fa22.2 (0.26 wt% CaO, 0.47 wt% Cr203) in the cores, rims reduced to Fa10.
Institutions
   and collections
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Gerald Armstrong   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7688 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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