header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 1 Oct 2022
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 2932
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2932
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2932
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 206 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 233 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2006
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 177:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):206
Pieces:1
Class:Mes
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):29.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):31.3
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):23.2
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Large metal nuggets; Paired with NWA 2923
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Mark Bostick   
The Hupe Collection   
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Anthony James   
AR Photo added 19 Apr 2022
aranemac Photo added 19 Apr 2022
David L. Ribeca Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Edward Krikorian Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Franco Vignato   
Gerald Armstrong Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Gregor H.   
Jay Piatek   
jean bernard Delbauve   
Jean-Michel Masson   
Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Jim K      
John Lutzon   
METEORITICON   
Michael S. Scherman Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Photo added 19 Apr 2022
michael sheen Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Mike Smith Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Mirko Graul Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Robert Zdancewicz Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Stefano De Fazi Photo added 19 Apr 2022
stephen dunklee   
The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Volker Heinrich Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Woreczko Jan & Wadi Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Ziyao Wang         
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8674 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1882 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page