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Northwest Africa 4968
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4968
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4968
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 366 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 560 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 191:
Origin or pseudonym:Algeria
Date:2007
Mass (g):366
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Ferrosilite (mol%):59.3
Wollastonite (mol%):4.3
Classifier:Wittke and Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Cimala
Institutions
   and collections
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. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Andreas Grünemeyer Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Piotr gural100 Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Szymon Kozlowski (simkoz)   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1896 unapproved names)

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