no coordinates recorded Many fusion-crusted fragments weighing together 3 kg were found in the Western Sahara desert, and were subsequently acquired by a German Work in progress. A solid natural object reaching a planet’s surface from interplanetary space. Solid portion of a meteoroid that survives its fall to Earth, or some other body. Meteorites are classified as stony meteorites, iron meteorites, and stony-iron meteorites. These groups are further divided according to their mineralogy and Click on Term to Read More collector in 2002. Analysis and classification was conducted at the Museum für Naturkunde, Institut für Mineralogie, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany (Greshake et al., 34th LPSC, #1560 ). The name NWA 1465 was assigned to this meteorite by the Nomenclature Committee of the Meteoritical Society.
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