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Northwest Africa 1764
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1764
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1764
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 255 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  Eucrite-mmict
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 218 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 259:
Origin or pseudonym:Zelmou, Algeria
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:Oct 2001
Mass (g):255
Pieces:17
Class:Euc m
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):80.3
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20.8
Main mass:PThomas
Comments:Cpx: Fs30.6-60.4Wo4-40.6; Plag: An88.1; br
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
PThomas: Philippe Thomas, Meteoritica, La Chave, 07690 St André en Vivarais, France (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Shinishi Kato   
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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