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Northwest Africa 1966
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1966
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1966
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 85.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 347 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 49:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:Jan 2003
Mass (g):85.5
Pieces:4
Class:Euc
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):2 grains: 26;28
Ferrosilite (mol%):42±13
Classifier:A. Sokol, A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):17
Comments:An84-97; pbr; (data±1 mol% EDS analyses)
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Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7271 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1984 unapproved names)

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