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Northwest Africa 1780
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1780
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1780
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 25.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 272:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2002
Mass (g):25.57
Pieces:1
Class:Ure
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):21.5
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):5.5
Main mass:PThomas
Comments:Cpx: Fs6.7-18.1Wo12.5-4.4, Cr2O3 1.0-1.3; Ol: Cr2O3 0.66-0.81, CaO 0.34
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
PThomas: Philippe Thomas, Meteoritica, La Chave, 07690 St André en Vivarais, France (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8037 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1947 unapproved names)

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