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Nakhla Martian meteorite, Nakhla, Abu Hommos, Al Iskandanyah Governorate (Alexandria Governorate), Egypt

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Recorded fall in 1911. Has given name to the Nakhlites (diopside-olivine class of Ca-rich achondrites).

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Treiman, A. H. & Gooding, J. L. (1991) Iddingsite in the Nakhla meteorite: TEM study of mineralogy and texture of pre-terrestrial (Martian?) alterations. Meteoritics, vol. 26, p. 402.

Bridges,J.C. & Grady, M.M. (2000): Evaporite mineral assemblages in the nakhlite (martian) meteorites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 176, 267-279

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