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Nr.

Meteorite

Year

Country

Type

TKW in g

NCC¹ in g

01

Chassigny*

1815

France

CHS

~4,000.00

0.456

02

Shergotty*

1865

India

b-SHE

~5,000.00

1.142

03

Lafayette

1931

USA

NAK

~800.00

0.198

04

Los Angeles 001
Los Angeles 002

1999
1999

USA

b-SHE

452.60
245.40

0.592
0.201

05

Governador Valadares

1958

Brazil

NAK

158.00

1.036

06

Nakhla*

1911

Egypt

NAK

~10,000.00

2.240

07

Zagami*

1962

Nigeria

b-SHE

~18,100.00

3.957

08

Tissint*

2011

Morocco

o-SHE

>12,000.00

2.902

09

Dar al Gani 476
Dar al Gani 489
Dar al Gani 670
Dar al Gani 735
Dar al Gani 876
Dar al Gani 975
Dar al Gani 1037
Dar al Gani 1051
DaG xxx1³
DaG xxx2 "HH"³
DaG xxx3 "NC2"°

1998
1997
1999
1997
1998
1999
1999
2000
1999
1999
1999

Libya

o-SHE

2,015.00
2,146.00
1,619.00
588.00
6.22
27.55
4,012.43
40.13
349.50
18.98
1.75

2.554
1.472
2.146
1.348
0.648
1.535
1.637
2.334
1.518
1.154
1.752

10

Ksar Ghilane 002

2010

Tunisia

b-SHE

538.00

na

11

NWA 480
NWA 1460

2000
2002

Morocco

b-SHE

28.00
70.18

0.600
2.231

12

NWA 817

2000

Morocco

NAK

104.00

1.650

13

NWA 856

2001

Morocco

b-SHE

320.00

2.308

14

NWA 998

2001

Algeria

NAK

456.00

1.980

15

NWA 1068
NWA 1110
NWA 1183²
NWA 1775
NWA 2373
NWA 2969
NWA 3186²

2001
2001
2002
2002
2004
2005
2005

Morocco

o-SHE

576.77
118.00
140.00
25.00
18.10
11.70
15.00

2.412
2.142
2.504
1.409
1.943
0.872
0.702

16

NWA 1195

2002

Morocco

o-SHE

315.00

1.706

17

NWA 1669

2001

Morocco

b-SHE

35.85

1.594

18

NWA 1950

2001

Morocco

p-SHE

797.00

1.576

19

NWA 2046

2003

Algeria

o-SHE

63.00

1.430

20

NWA 2626

2004

Algeria

o-SHE

31.07

1.301

21

NWA 2646

2004

NW Africa

p-SHE

30.67

0.880

22

NWA 2737

2000

Morocco

CHS

611.00

2.190

23

NWA 2800

2007

Morocco

b-SHE

686.00

0.764

24

NWA 2975
NWA 2986
NWA 2987²
NWA 4766²
NWA 4783²
NWA 4857²
NWA 4864
NWA 4878
NWA 4880
NWA 4930
NWA 5140²
NWA 5214
NWA 5219
NWA 5313
NWA 5366²
NWA xxxx "NC3"°

2005
2006
2007
2006
2007
2007
2007
2007
2007
2007
2007
2007
2007
2008
2007
2009

Algeria

b-SHE

70.10
201.00
82.00
225.00
120.00
24.00
94.00
130.00
81.60
117.50
7.45
50.70
60.00
5.30
39.62
1.42

1.070
2.460
0.989
2.218
2.754
1.418
1.438
0.674
0.634
1.208
1.348
na
1.396
0.186
0.958
1.416

25

NWA 2990
NWA 5960
NWA 6234
NWA 6710

2007
2009
2010
2011

Mauritania

o-SHE

363.00
147.00
55.73
74.40

0.880
0.406
2.384
1.622

26

NWA 3171

2004

Algeria

b-SHE

506.00

1.604

27

NWA 4222

2006

Morocco

o-SHE

16.55

1.346

28

NWA 4468

2006

NW Africa

p-SHE

675.00

1.434

29

NWA 4480

2006

Morocco

b-SHE

13.00

0.444

30

NWA 4527
NWA 4925

2006
2007

Algeria

o-SHE

10.06
282.30

0.880
2.963

31

NWA 4797

2001

Morocco

p-SHE

15.00

0.489

32

NWA 5029

2003

Morocco

b-SHE

14.67

2.662

33

NWA 5298

2008

Morocco

b-SHE

445.00

0.560

34

NWA 5718

2006

Algeria

b-SHE

90.50

0.558

35

NWA 5789

2009

Morocco

o-SHE

49.00

1.592

36

NWA 5790
NWA 6148²

2008
2009

Mauritania

NAK

145.00
280.00

2.164
0.156

37

NWA 5990

2009

Morocco

b-SHE

59.00

1.271

38

NWA 6162

2010

Morocco

o-SHE

89.00

2.691

39

NWA 6342

2010

Algeria

p-SHE

72.20

1.840

40

NWA 6963

2011

Morocco

b-SHE

83.30

2.230

41

NWA 7032

2011

Morocco

b-SHE

85.00

3.642

42

NWA 7042

2011

Morocco

b-SHE

3,033.00

1.117

43

Dhofar 019

2000

Oman

o-SHE

1,056.00

1.774

44

Dhofar 378
Dhofar xxx "M12"³

2000
2001

Oman

b-SHE

15.00
209.10

0.890
0.333

45

Jiddat al Harasis 479

2008

Oman

b-SHE

553.00

1.498

46

Sayh al Uhaymir 005
Sayh al Uhaymir 008
Sayh al Uhaymir 051
Sayh al Uhaymir 060
Sayh al Uhaymir 090
Sayh al Uhaymir 094
Sayh al Uhaymir 120
Sayh al Uhaymir 125
Sayh al Uhaymir 130
Sayh al Uhaymir 150
Sayh al Uhaymir xxx°

1999
1999
2000
2001
2002
2001
2002
2003
2004
2002
2003

Oman

o-SHE

1,344.00
8,579.00
436.00
42.28
94.84
223.30
75.00
31.70
278.50
107.70
22.70

2.800
2.172
0.358
1.938
2.194
na
2.243
0.558
0.651
3.612
1.420

47

ALH A77005

1977

Antarctica

p-SHE

482.50

na

48

ALH 84001

1984

Antarctica

OPX

1,930.90

na

49

EET A79001

1980

Antarctica

o-SHE
b-SHE

7,942.00

na

50

GRV 99027

2000

Antarctica

p-SHE

9.97

na

51

GRV 020090

2003

Antarctica

p-SHE

7.54

na

52

LAR 06319

2006

Antarctica

o-SHE

78.57

na

53

LEW 88516

1988

Antarctica

p-SHE

13.20

na

54

MIL 03346
MIL 090030
MIL 090032
MIL 090136

2003
2009
2009
2009

Antarctica

NAK

715.20
452.63
532.19
170.98

na

55

QUE 94201

1994

Antarctica

b-SHE

12.00

na

56

RBT 04261
RBT 04262

2004
2004

Antarctica

p-SHE

78.76
204.60

na

57

Yamato 793605

1979

Antarctica

p-SHE

16.00

na

58

Yamato 980459
Yamato 980497

1998
1998

Antarctica

o-SHE

82.46
8.70

na

59

Yamato 984028
Yamato 000027
Yamato 000047
Yamato 000097

1998
2000
2000
2000

Antarctica

p-SHE

12.34
9.68
5.34
24.48

na

60

Yamato 000593
Yamato 000749
Yamato 000802

2000
2000
2000

Antarctica

NAK

13,713.00
1,283.00
22.00

na

61

"YA1075" (Yanai)³

<2002

Antarctica

p-SHE

55.00

na

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abbr.:
               CHS
- chassignite (dunite);
               NAK
- nakhlite (clinopyroxenite);
               OPX - orthopyroxenite (phaneritic orthopyroxenite);
               b-SHE - "basaltic" shergottite (fine-intersertal, or diabasic mafic shergottites);
               p-SHE - poikilitic shergottite (formerly called "lherzolitic" shergottites);
               o-SHE
- olivine-phyric shergottite, or olivine-orthopyroxene-phyric shergottite.

* Witnessed falls.
¹ Specific weights of the reference samples in the Norbert Classen Collection (NCC). Click on NCC specimen weight to load up a high-resolution photo of the respective collection sample.
² These meteorites have been classified and named according to the rules of the Meteoritical Society, but not yet been published in the Meteoritical Bulletin (up to MetBull #100, provisional version). Their status has to be considered as provisional.
³ These meteorites have been classified, but not yet been officially named, nor published in the Meteoritical Bulletin (up to MetBull #100, provisional version). They are not official.
° These stones have not been officially classified, but they are probably paired to the assigned grouplets as they were found in close proximity to the other finds, and show a similar texture.


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© Ali & Mohammed Hmani


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© Chladni's Heirs


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© NIPR/AMRC


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