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Northwest Africa 1955
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1955
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1955
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H/L3-4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H/L3-4
Recommended:  H/L3-4    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as H/L3-4.
Search for other: H chondrites (type 3), H/L chondrites, H/L chondrites (type 3), L chondrites (type 3), H chondrites, L chondrites, Ordinary chondrites (type 3), and Ordinary chondrites
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 39:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:2002
Mass (g):2000
Pieces:several
Class:H/L3-4
Fayalite (mol%):20.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.44
Classifier:P. Sipiera, PSF
Type spec mass (g):25
Comments:Wo1.2
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 947 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 8 unapproved names)

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