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Northwest Africa 011
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 011
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 011
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 40 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite-unbr
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Achondrite-ung
Recommended:  Achondrite-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 83 approved meteorites classified as Achondrite-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ungrouped achondrites
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 9
  Line 11:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Latitude:31°20'N
Longitude:4°20'W
Mass (g):40
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Ferrosilite (mol%):35-64
Classifier:S. Afanasiev and M. Ivanova (Vernad)
Type spec location:Vernad
Comments:Unbrecciated; feldspar, An83.; Purchased by S. Afanasiev, V. Kalachev, and D. Kachalin during a 1999 meteorite expedition in the Moroccan Sahara
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 20'N, 4° 20'W)
     Recommended::   (31° 20'N, 4° 20'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1347 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 14 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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