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Northwest Africa 138
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 138
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 138
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 848 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 10851 approved meteorites (plus 19 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 74:
Place of purchase:M'hamid
Date:P 15 Sep 2000
Mass (g):848
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.3
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):39
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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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8402 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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