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Northwest Africa 4568
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4568
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4568
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 123 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 573 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 4 May 2008
Data from:
  MB94
  Table 2
  Line 46:
State/Prov/County:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):123
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:minimal
Fayalite (mol%):17.6 (cores)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15
Wollastonite (mol%):7.6
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:NAU
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. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7727 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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