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Northwest Africa 2967
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2967
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2967
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 72 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 481 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 135:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):72
Pieces:1
Class:Dio
Shock stage:minimal
Weathering grade:moderate
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):15.4
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Reed
Comments:Fs29.4, FeO/MnO = 28 chromite, Cr/(Cr+Al) = 0.79
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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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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