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Northwest Africa 070
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 070
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 070
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 8.22 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5674 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 37:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 11 Aug 2000
Mass (g):8224
Pieces:several
Class:H6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):114
Main mass:buyer
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Don Edwards   
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Edward Krikorian   
Michael S. Scherman   
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6592 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2020 unapproved names)

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