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Northwest Africa 2690
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2690
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2690
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 15 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 554 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2006
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 40:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):15000
Pieces:many
Class:Euc
Shock stage:medium-high
Weathering grade:W2
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):35
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Paired with NWA 1929
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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André Knöfel   
Andreas Grünemeyer Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Arthur Rosen Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Dirk Hohmann   
Jean-Michel Masson Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Ziyao Wang   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8394 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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