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Northwest Africa 2822
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2822
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2822
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1675 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  R4
Recommended:  R4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as R4.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2006
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 110:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):1675
Pieces:3
Class:R4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2-4
Fayalite (mol%):39.5 ± 0.4
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):26.2
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Olv (FeO/MnO (FeO/MnO = 83); Py (Fs12.1Wo45.8); Polymict
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 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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