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Northwest Africa 2949
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2949
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2949
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1365 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  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 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 3:
State/Prov/County:Erfoud
Date:2005
Mass (g):1365
Pieces:5
Class:Eucrite
Shock stage:Moderate
Weathering grade:Light
Ferrosilite (mol%):41-50.9
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0-4.8
Classifier:T. Bunch and Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):29
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:K. Davis
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. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Andreas Grünemeyer Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Gerald Armstrong Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Jean-Michel Masson Photo added 19 Apr 2022
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8402 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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