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Northwest Africa 2497
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2497
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2497
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 166 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  CO3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 523 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 286:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):166
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):20.7 (0.1-43.1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.9 (0.8-5.2)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.9
Main mass:Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; 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 1406 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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