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Northwest Africa 2610
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2610
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2610
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 7 kg
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 70:
Origin or pseudonym:Algeria/Morocco
Date:April 2007
Mass (g):7000
Pieces:7000
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):8.9-24.5 av. 19.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.9-3.2 av. 11.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.27
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel; O-isotopes: Kusakabe M., Inst. for Study of the Earth’s Interior
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Anon
Comments:d17O = 4.14, d18O = 7.11
Plots: O isotopes:  
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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)
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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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