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NWA 869   contributed by Bernd Pauli   MetBul Link

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53.2 grams.   L3-6

TKW 2 tons. Fall not observed. Found in 2000.

Bernd writes:
The estimated total weight of NWA 869 material collected is about 7 metric tons. It contains solar gases, hence it is a regolith breccia. Unfortunately the strewn field is undocumented but most specimens show characteristic features that make it easy to distinguish them from other NWA meteorites.

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AL Mitterling
 2/2/2018 3:05:13 AM
Hi Bernd and all, to me NWA869 is one of the nicest stony meteorites we have collected from the NWA region. Each specimen contains a wealth of features worthy of study.

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