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Northwest Africa 2824
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2824
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2824
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 485 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Eucrite-an    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-an.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Revised 8 Jun 2018: Reclassified
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 107:
Reclassification of NWA 2824.

According to Irving et al. (2018), NWA 2824 should be classified as an anomalous eucrite,
Bibliography:
  • Irving A.J., Kuehner M., Bunch T.E., Wittke J.H., Ziegler K., Rumble D., Reed B., Hmani M., and Kashuba J. (2018) Anomalous eucrites Northwest Africa 2824 and Northwest Africa 8671: more evidence for multiple eucrite parent bodies. Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf. 49, #2247 (link)
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 37:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):485
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Ferrosilite (mol%):31.2-33.8
Wollastonite (mol%):3.1-3.8
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):32
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Highly shocked and brecciated diogenite that is plagioclase rich
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Hmani: A. Hmani Moroccan Imports, 13 rue Jules Hardouin Mansart, 92600 Asnières, France (private address)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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