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Northwest Africa 2871
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2871
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2871
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.47 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  Acapulcoite
Recommended:  Acapulcoite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites classified as Acapulcoite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoites, Acapulcoite-lodranite family, and Primitive achondrites
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2006
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 153:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):3467
Pieces:1
Class:Acp
Shock stage:Low
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):8.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.1
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):24.1
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Plag (An24.3); Paired with NWA 2656; Chromite (Cr# = 71)
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Jim Strope   
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Aeroliths Collection Theodossiou      
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5388 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2115 unapproved names)

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