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Northwest Africa 1067
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1067
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1067
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 118 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  E6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  E6
Recommended:  EL-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as EL-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), Enstatite-rich meteorites, and Melted chondrites
Comments: Revised 1 Sep 2019: Reclassified by Rubin (2016)
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Writeup from MB 108:
Northwest Africa 1067: reclassification

Rubin (2016) reclassified Al Haggounia 001 and paired specimens as "vesicular, incompletely melted, EL chondrite impact melt rock[s]." NWA 1067 is likely paired, and is therefore also reclassified.
Bibliography:
  • Rubin A.E. (2016) Impact melting of the largest known enstatite meteorite: Al Haggounia 001, a fossil EL chondrite. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 51 1576-1587. (link)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 36:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2001
Mass (g):118
Pieces:1
Class:E6
Weathering grade:W4
Ferrosilite (mol%):<1
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Main mass:MChin
Comments:no relic chondrules; purchased by MChin from Bessey
Institutions
   and collections
Bessey: Dean Bessey ,P.O. Box 40810, Glenfield, Auckland 1310 , New Zealand; Website (private address)
MChin: Matteo Chinellato, Via Triestina, 126/A-30030 Tessera, Venezia, Italy; Website (private address)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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