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Northwest Africa 2817
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2817
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2817
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco?
Mass:help 337 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 374:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco (?)
Date:2003
Mass (g):337
Pieces:1
Class:Ure
Fayalite (mol%):22.2±0.3
Classifier:J. Schlüter, Ham
Type spec mass (g):>20
Main mass:H. Burkard, Bonn and I. Herkstroeter, Hamburg
Comments:Olivine core: Fa22.19±0.33, olivin rim: 19.10±2,45; pyroxene: Fs18.72En75.12Wo6.17
Institutions
   and collections
Burkard: Horst Burkard, Bonn, Germany (private address)
Ham: Mineralogisches Museum, Universität of Hamburg, Grindelallee 48, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 22 Feb 2013)
Herkstroeter: Ingo Herkstroeter, Hamburg, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Morocco?

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