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Northwest Africa 2503
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2503
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2503
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 400 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  R3-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  R3-6
Recommended:  R3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites classified as R3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 292:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):400
Pieces:3
Class:R3-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):7.5-42.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.1-24.9
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Main mass:Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin
Comments:augite:Fs7.7-19.9Wo21.5-48.7, br
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)
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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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