header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 17 Oct 2021
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 2559
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2559
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2559
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 412 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6033 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 28:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Date:June 2004
Mass (g):412
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:5.10
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):23.0
Type spec location:MKBraun
Main mass:Bilet
Institutions
   and collections
MKBraun: Mineralien-Kabinett, Mineralogisch-petrographisches Museum, Technische Universit├Ąt Braunschweig, Bienroderweg 95, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page