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Northwest Africa 078
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 078
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 078
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1172 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9448 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 40:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 9 Aug 2000
Mass (g):1172
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.9
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):main mass
Main mass:buyer
Institutions
   and collections
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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Mark Bostick   
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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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