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Northwest Africa 2279
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2279
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2279
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 85 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 514 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 163:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):85
Pieces:1
Class:Ure
Shock stage:S0/1
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):14.2 (4.5-21.4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.6 (6.6-18.2)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):17.8
Main mass:Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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