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Northwest Africa 1172
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1172
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1172
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 120 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9772 approved meteorites (plus 16 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:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 108:
Origin or pseudonym:Tabelbala, Algeria
Place of purchase:Er Rachidia
Date:2000
Mass (g):>120 kg
Pieces:many
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):18.1
Classifier:F. Brandstatter (NHMP)
Type spec mass (g):2 kg
Type spec location:NHMP
Main mass:Pani
Comments:dia. Plag <50ym; purchased by A. Pani (Pani)
Institutions
   and collections
Pani: A. Pani, Meteorites-Minerals-Fossils, Lassallestr. 4/20, A-1020 Vienna, Austria; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Robert Zdancewicz   
The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7181 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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