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Northwest Africa 2714
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2714
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2714
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1656 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  Acapulcoite
Recommended:  Acapulcoite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites classified as Acapulcoite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Acapulcoites, and Primitive achondrites
Comments: Approved 9 Sep 2006
Revised 11 Sep 2006: Update classification
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 58:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):1656
Pieces:Several
Class:Acp
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):8.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.6
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Plag (A 22.2); Chromite, Cr# = 0.85; Paired with NWA 2656
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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