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Northwest Africa 1961
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1961
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1961
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 288 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  Mesosiderite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 188 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 44:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:Jan 2003
Mass (g):288
Pieces:3
Class:Mes
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):1 grain: 36.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):32.0±2.0
Classifier:A. Sokol, A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):21
Comments:An90±2; (data±1 mol% EDS analyses)
Institutions
   and collections
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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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 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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