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Northwest Africa 2677
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2677
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2677
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 100 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  IIICD
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIICD
Recommended:  Iron, IAB complex    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IAB complex.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Northwest Africa 2677

Northwest Africa

Found 2004

Iron (IIICD)

A single mass with a total weight of 100 grams were purchased in Erfoud, Morocco in September 2004. Description and provisional classification (Andrew Campbell U. Chicago): The meteorite is a fine octahedrite, Fe, wt% 86.5, Co, wt%  0.585, Ni, wt%  12.8, Ga  7.8 ppm, Mo  3.81 ppm, Ru 0.174 ppm, Rh 0.211 ppm, Pd 6.6 ppm, W 0.135 ppm, Re 0.010 ppm, Os  0.058 ppm, Ir 0.066 ppm, Pt 0.131 ppm, Au 1.83 ppm.  Specimens: type specimen, 17 g UCLA, 4 g U. Chicago; main mass, Birdsell

Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 361:
Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Date:2004
Mass (g):100
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IIICD
Classifier:J. T. Wasson, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):17
Main mass:Birdsell
Comments:Erfoud
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Birdsell: Arizona Skies Meteorites, P.O. Box 2412, Flagstaff, AZ 86003, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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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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