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Northwest Africa 2959
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2959
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2959
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 121 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 502 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 2
  Line 7:
Place of purchase:Efroud, Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):121
Pieces:1
Class:Euc
Shock stage:minimal
Weathering grade:minimal
Classifier:T. Bunch and Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21.1
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Boswell
Comments:Fs55.2Wo2.0; Fs14.3Wo42.7
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. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7752 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1971 unapproved names)

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