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Northwest Africa 2064
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2064
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2064
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 94.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  Eucrite-cm
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-cm
Recommended:  Eucrite-cm    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-cm.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MB 88:

Northwest Africa 2064

Morocco

Found 2003

Achondrite (eucrite, cumulate)

A 94.4 g complete and fully crusted stone was purchased in Erfoud, July 2003. Classification and mineralogy (T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU): coarse-grained (< 3.2 mm) cumulate basalt; cumulate plagioclase with intercumulus pyroxene and minor ilmenite. Plagioclase, An91.8Or1; orthopyroxene, Fs49.5Wo1.8 with exsolution lamellae of Fs41.5Wo12.8; augite, Fs9.1Wo44. Subrounded, cm-size clasts set in finely crushed, unrecrystallized matrix; very mildly shocked. Very fresh with no apparent weathering; shiny fusion crust. Specimens: 21.1 g, NAU; main mass, Boswell.

Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 152:
Date:2003
Mass (g):94.4
Pieces:1
Class:Euc
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. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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