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Northwest Africa 2538
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2538
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2538
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 215 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  Mesosiderite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 189 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 323:
Place of purchase:St. Marie
Date:P Jun 2003
Mass (g):215
Pieces:1
Class:Mes
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0/1
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.5±2 (21-30)
Classifier:A. Bischoff, A. Sokol, M. Niemeier Mün
Type spec mass (g):21
Main mass:HSSH
Comments:An91.5±2; sv, br
Institutions
   and collections
HSSH: Hanno Strufe, Langenbergstr. 32, 66954 Pirmasens, Germany; Website (private address)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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