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Northwest Africa 2943
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2943
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2943
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 300 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  R3-6
Recommended:  R3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites classified as R3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2006
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 187:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):300
Pieces:1
Class:R3-6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):28.2 ± 13
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.1 ± 7.2
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):22.8
Type spec location:NAU
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 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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