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Northwest Africa 002
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 002
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 234 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  EL6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  EL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  EL6
Recommended:  EL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 117 approved meteorites classified as EL6.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 9
  Line 2:
Origin or pseudonym:Anbdour
Place of purchase:Tagounite
Latitude:29°55'N
Longitude:5°35'W
Mass (g):10
Pieces:many
Class:EL6
Shock stage:S6
Weathering grade:W4
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.52
Classifier:S. Afanasiev and M. Ivanova (Vernad)
Type spec location:Vernad
Comments:Partly melted; 0.93 wt% Si in metal; plag, An10.5.; Purchased by S. Afanasiev, V. Kalachev, and D. Kachalin during a 1999 meteorite expedition in the Moroccan Sahara
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 55'N, 5° 35'W)
     Recommended::   (29° 55'N, 5° 35'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 73 approved meteorites from Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1374 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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