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Northwest Africa 725
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 725
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 725
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 3.82 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Acapulcoite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  Acapulcoite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Acapulcoite
Recommended:  Acapulcoite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 64 approved meteorites classified as Acapulcoite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoites, Acapulcoite-lodranite family, and Primitive achondrites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 188:
Origin or pseudonym:Tissemoumine
Latitude:30°36'N
Longitude:5°03'W
Mass (g):3824
Pieces:11
Class:Acapulcoite
Fayalite (mol%):6.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):7.5
Classifier:Ph. Gillet (ENSL) and J.-A. Barrat (UAng)
Type spec mass (g):55
Main mass:anonymous buyer
Comments:CPX: Wo46Fs3.1En50.9
Institutions
   and collections
ENSL: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Laboratoire de Sciences de la Terre, 46 allée d'Italie 69364 Lyon Cedex, France (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
UAng: Université d'Angers, Faculté des Sciences, 2 bd Lavoisier, 49045 Angers Cedex, France (institutional address)
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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   
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John Creech, Victoria University of Wellington   
Phil Schmitz   
Volker Heinrich   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 36'N, 5° 3'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 36'N, 5° 3'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1119 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 12 unapproved names)
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Synonyms: Tissemoumine (added by JNG)

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