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Northwest Africa 4965
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4965
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4965
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1023 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 544 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB113
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Classifier:T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec location:NAU* specimen lost. Thin section at UWB
Comments:Work names 1155 and MC037
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 188:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2007
Mass (g):1023
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.5-38.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2-3.2
Classifier:Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:NAU* [Ed: Reported lost, 21 June 2024]
Main mass:Cimala
Comments:Paired with NWA 4473
Institutions
   and collections
NAU*: Collection discontinued. Specimens redistributed as shown in individual meteorite records, United States (institutional address; updated 24 Jun 2024)
UWB: University of Washington, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 9 Oct 2023)
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 113, in preparation (2024)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9829 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1851 unapproved names)

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