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Northwest Africa 1431
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1431
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1431
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 213 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  Eucrite-pmict
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 355 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 83:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2001
Mass (g):213
Pieces:1
Class:Euc pm
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):20
Main mass:Gessler
Comments:low-Ca px: Wo3.3-13.4, mg# = 36-68 mol% high-Ca px, En31Wo44; Plag, An84.7-92.0; ilmenite, MgO = 0.57-0.62 wt.%; purchased by Gessler from the finder Labenne
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Gessler: Nicholas Gessler, 2010 Calgary Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90077, United States (private address; updated 7 Jul 2016)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7810 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1971 unapproved names)

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