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Northwest Africa 1650
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1650
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1650
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 39 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  Eucrite-pmict
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 350 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MB 88:

Northwest Africa 1650

Morocco

Purchased 2002 October

Achondrite (eucrite, polymict)

A complete fusion-crusted stone of 39 g was purchased from a Moroccan dealer by A. and G. Hupé (xHupé).  Classification and mineralogy (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS): Breccia composed mainly of crystal fragments of exsolved pigeonite, anorthite, chromite, ilmenite and rare silica and one large (4 mm) orthopyroxene grain (Fs46.5Wo3.3, FeO/MnO = 36.7) in a recrystallized matrix of the same minerals. Polycrystalline clasts include sparse basaltic eucrites and a cumulate eucrite.  Specimens: type specimen, 8 g, and one polished thin section, UWS; main mass, xHupé.

Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 16:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:P Oct 2002
Mass (g):39
Pieces:1
Class:Euc pm
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):8
Main mass:Hupé
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
xHupé: (old address—now see GHupé or AHupé) G. and A. Hupe, 2616 Lake Youngs Court SE, Renton, WA 98058., United States (private address)
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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 7547 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1970 unapproved names)

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