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Northwest Africa 2142
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2142
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2142
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 421 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  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
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 28:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):421
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Shock stage:S2
Ferrosilite (mol%):43-47.7
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2-3.2
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:TBoswell
Comments:Plagioclase is An93.8–94.5, chromite, cr#=67.8 to 73.5.
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
TBoswell: Joshua Tree Earth and Space Museum, P.O. Box 101, Lakeville, IN 46536 , United States (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
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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 7354 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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