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Northwest Africa 2698
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2698
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2698
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 134 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 361 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2006
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 42:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):134
Pieces:1
Class:How
Shock stage:S3-5
Weathering grade:W2
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):20.3
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Euc (Fs47.2–0Wo7–18) Paired with NWA 1929
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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Gerald Armstrong   
Jacek Szkatula   
Michael Hofmann   
Troy Carroll   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6528 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2021 unapproved names)

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