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Northwest Africa 2801
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2801
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2801
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 7.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 446 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2006
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 107:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):7700
Pieces:1
Class:Dio
Shock stage:Low
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):27.4
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Olv (FeO/MnO = 27); Fs22.6Wo1.8; Paired with NWA 1877
Institutions
   and collections
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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Jay Piatek   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7552 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1969 unapproved names)

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