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Northwest Africa 2216
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2216
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2216
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 345 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 572 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 75:
Place of purchase:Denver, Colorado
Mass (g):345
Pieces:1
Class:Ure
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):12.3 ± 4.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.5 ± 0.2
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:ROM
Comments:Pigeonite Fs18.5±0.2, Wo10.3±0.1
Institutions
   and collections
ROM: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7688 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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