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Northwest Africa 1182
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1182
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1182
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 780 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 399 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
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Writeup from MB 86:

Northwest Africa 1182

Morocco

Found 1999

Achondrite (howardite)

A 780 g, mostly crusted specimen, was purchased in Morocco in 2000. Classification and mineralogy (T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU): medium clast size (<1.5 cm); clast modal analyses of 22 cm2 yield: diogenites, 82 vol%; ophitic to subophitic basalts, 12%; shock melt, 4%; others, 2%. Diogenite clasts, orthopyroxene (Fs24Wo1.5) predominant over pigeonite (Fs30Wo8), plagioclase, An96, ilmenite, chromite and pyrrhotite. Shock stage, S2; weathering grade, W1. Specimens: type specimen, 20.3 g and one thin section, NAU; main mass is with the purchaser.

Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 113:
Date:P 2000
Mass (g):780
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7859 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1961 unapproved names)

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