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Meteoritical Bulletin News Newly approved meteorites from the Nomenclature Committee, excluding equilibrated ordinary chondrite finds

  • Northwest Africa 15662 (LL3)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:56 pm

    Northwest Africa 15662 (LL3) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=14 kg. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2022.

  • Grizim 002 (Lunar (feldsp. breccia))
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:56 pm

    Grizim 002 (Lunar (feldsp. breccia)) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=79.56 g. This meteorite was found in Adrar, Algeria, in 2022.

  • Northwest Africa 15651 (L3)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:55 pm

    Northwest Africa 15651 (L3) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=1420 g. This meteorite was found in Niger in 2022.

  • Northwest Africa 15653 (LL3)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:55 pm

    Northwest Africa 15653 (LL3) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=320 g. This meteorite was found in Algeria in 2022.

  • Grass Flat (Iron, IAB-MG)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:51 pm

    Grass Flat (Iron, IAB-MG) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=2119 g. This meteorite was found in California, United States, in 1979.

  • Northwest Africa 15642 (LL3)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:50 pm

    Northwest Africa 15642 (LL3) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=568 g. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2012.

  • Northwest Africa 15641 (CK5-6)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:49 pm

    Northwest Africa 15641 (CK5-6) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=4958 g. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2020.

  • Northwest Africa 15626 (Mesosiderite)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:49 pm

    Northwest Africa 15626 (Mesosiderite) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=800 g. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2022.

  • Northwest Africa 15627 (Diogenite)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:49 pm

    Northwest Africa 15627 (Diogenite) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=5140 g. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2022.

  • Northwest Africa 15622 (Winonaite)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:48 pm

    Northwest Africa 15622 (Winonaite) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=700 g. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2022.

  • Northwest Africa 15591 (Iron, ungrouped)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:47 pm

    Northwest Africa 15591 (Iron, ungrouped) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=211.9 g. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2022.

  • Northwest Africa 15585 (Eucrite-unbr)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:46 pm

    Northwest Africa 15585 (Eucrite-unbr) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=57 g. This meteorite was found in Mali in 2022.

  • Northwest Africa 15576 (EL6)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:46 pm

    Northwest Africa 15576 (EL6) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=248 g. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2022.

  • Northwest Africa 15517 (Eucrite-cm)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:46 pm

    Northwest Africa 15517 (Eucrite-cm) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=4.6 g. This meteorite was found in Morocco in 2015.

  • Northwest Africa 15435 (Howardite)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:45 pm

    Northwest Africa 15435 (Howardite) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=328 g. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2021.

  • Northwest Africa 15437 (LL(L)3)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:45 pm

    Northwest Africa 15437 (LL(L)3) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=986 g. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2021.

  • Northwest Africa 14876 (EL6)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:43 pm

    Northwest Africa 14876 (EL6) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=297 g. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2021.

  • Northwest Africa 14879 (Achondrite-ung)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:43 pm

    Northwest Africa 14879 (Achondrite-ung) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=5580 g. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2019.

  • Smara 002 (CVox3)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:38 pm

    Smara 002 (CVox3) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=805 g. This meteorite was found in Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara, in 2021.

  • Northwest Africa 15158 (LL3)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:32 pm

    Northwest Africa 15158 (LL3) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=12.5 g. This meteorite was found in Morocco in 2017.

  • Northwest Africa 15160 (L3)
    on January 29, 2023 at 8:32 pm

    Northwest Africa 15160 (L3) was approved on 29 Jan 2023. Mass=262.7 g. This meteorite was found in Algeria in 2021.

  • Tanxi (H6)
    on January 16, 2023 at 8:55 pm

    Tanxi (H6) was approved on 16 Jan 2023. Mass=10.7 kg. This meteorite was a confirmed fall in Zhejiang, China, in 2022.

  • Northwest Africa 15628 (Martian (shergottite))
    on January 15, 2023 at 2:18 am

    Northwest Africa 15628 (Martian (shergottite)) was approved on 14 Jan 2023. Mass=10.88 g. This meteorite was found in northwest Africa in 2022.