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Northwest Africa 1782
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1782
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1782
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 163 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 570 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 274:
Origin or pseudonym:M'Hammid, Morocco
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:Nov 2000
Mass (g):163
Pieces:1
Class:Ure
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):21.7
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Main mass:Fectay
Comments:Cpx: Fs9.4Wo8.2, Cr2O3 1.1; Ol: CaO 0.28-0.32, Cr2O3 0.51-0.75
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Fectay: Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut, La Memoire de la Terre SARL, 39800 Aumont, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7675 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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