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Northwest Africa 2446
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2446
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2446
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 32 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  R3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  R3
Recommended:  R3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 34 approved meteorites classified as R3.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 248:
Place of purchase:Hamburg
Date:Dec 2003
Mass (g):32
Pieces:1
Class:R3
Shock stage:S2
Fayalite (mol%):28±17
Ferrosilite (mol%):10±4.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff, A. Sokol, M. Niemeier, Mün
Type spec mass (g):6
Comments:Peak: ~Fa40; br, cv
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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 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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