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Northwest Africa 1771
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1771
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1771
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 7.5 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 228 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 265:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco-Algeria
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2001
Mass (g):7.5
Pieces:several
Class:Euc m
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):1.5
Main mass:PThomas
Comments:Cpx: Fs60.4-31.2Wo4.2-37.4; Plag: An89.5
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   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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