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Northwest Africa 2580
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2580
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2580
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 60.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 620 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 43:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Date:October 2003
Mass (g):60.5
Pieces:60.5
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):6.1-18.9 av. 13.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.5-9.9 av. 5.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.29
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Made, Kiel; O-isotopes: I. A. Franchi and R. C. Greenwood, OU
Type spec mass (g):12.4
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:HSSH
Comments:d17O = 3.395, d18O = 5.35; silicates: Fe/Mn 33.5, Fe/Mg 0.13
Plots: O isotopes:  
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
HSSH: Hanno Strufe, Langenbergstr. 32, 66954 Pirmasens, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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