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Northwest Africa 1895
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1895
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1895
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 244 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 471 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 62:
Origin or pseudonym:Algeria
Date:2002
Mass (g):244
Pieces:3+
Class:Euc
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:moderate
Ferrosilite (mol%):64.6
Classifier:R. Greenwood, Open
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Main mass:MFranco
Finder:MFranco
Comments:Oxygen isotopes: ?17O‰ = +1.873, ?18O‰ = +3.890, ?17O‰ = - 0.150; mean plag An88.0; range 85.1-95.2
Institutions
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MFranco: Michel Franco (of Caillou Noir), 100 Chemin des Campenes 74400 Les Praz de Chamonix, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7354 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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