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Northwest Africa 3158
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3158
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3158
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 681 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  ANG
Recommended:  Angrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 30 approved meteorites classified as Angrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Angrites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 40:
Place of purchase:Tagounite
Date:Aug-04
Mass (g):681
Pieces:1
Class:ANG
Fayalite (mol%):39.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.1
Wollastonite (mol%):53.2
Classifier:T. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupé
Comments:Paired with NWA 2999
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
GHupé: Gregory M. Hupé, 9003 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6758 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2048 unapproved names)

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