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Northwest Africa 2788
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2788
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2788
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1390 g
Classification
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Recommended:  Achondrite-prim    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as Achondrite-prim.   [show all]
Search for other: Primitive achondrites
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 9:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:28-Jun-09
Mass (g):1390
Pieces:1
Class:Pra
Fayalite (mol%):21.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):7.4
Wollastonite (mol%):49.8
Classifier:T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Wittke
Comments:Olv (Fa21.4;FeO/MnO = 57–61), Opx(Fs18.0 Wo3.0),An53.9Or2.9, CPX(Fs7.4Wo49.8); probably paired with nwa 3133
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. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6438 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2025 unapproved names)

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