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Northwest Africa 2151
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2151
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2151
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 417 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  Iron, IAB-sHL
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sHL    [explanation]

This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-sHL.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 4 May 2010
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Northwest Africa 2151 (NWA 2151)

Northwest Africa

Purchased: 02 Feb 2004

Classification: Iron meteorite (IAB-sHL)

Physical characteristics: A rounded ablated and weathered tabular trapezoidal mass showing Widmanstatten lines on its surface but with its longest parallel face more recently fractured. 30x48x62mm.

Geochemistry (INAA by J. T. Wasson, UCLA): Cr (mg/g) 15; Co (mg/g) 5.46; Ni(mg/g) 104.2; Cu (μg/g) 178; Ga (μg/g) 18.1; As (μg/g) 21.3; Sb (μg/g) 180; W (μg/g) 0.51; Ir (μg/g) 0.598; Au (μg/g) 2.441.

Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 20:
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 02 Feb 2004
Mass (g):417.44
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IAB-sHL
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):35.32
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Nicholas Gessler
Comments:Submitted by Nicholas Gessler
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)
Gessler: Nicholas Gessler, 2010 Calgary Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90077, United States (private address; updated 7 Jul 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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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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