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Northwest Africa 769
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 769
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 769
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 712 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite-unbr
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 431 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 37:
Origin or pseudonym:Gulmima
Date:10 Nov 2000
Latitude:31°42.15'N
Longitude:4°58.10'W
Mass (g):712
Pieces:many
Class:Eucrite
Classifier:F. Wlotzka (MPI) and M. Kurz (Kurz)
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MPI
Comments:Unbrecciated eucrite, Opx (En34Wo3) and Cpx (En30 Wo43) of constant composition in lamellar intergrowth, plagioclase, An90. ; unbrecciated
Institutions
   and collections
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 42'N, 4° 58'W)
     Recommended::   (31° 42' 9"N, 4° 58' 6"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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