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Northwest Africa 2872
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2872
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2872
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 859 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 526 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 378:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2000
Mass (g):859
Pieces:1
Class:Ure
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.7±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.7
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):859
Main mass:B. Fectay and K. Bidaut
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Fectay: Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut, La Memoire de la Terre SARL, 39800 Aumont, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1460 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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