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Northwest Africa 2218
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2218
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2218
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 6.05 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 572 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 4 May 2008
Data from:
  MB94
  Table 2
  Line 2:
State/Prov/County:Tucson
Date:Jan-2006
Mass (g):6050
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):19.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9
Wollastonite (mol%):6.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):26
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:DGregory
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
DGregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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Gerald Armstrong   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7688 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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