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Northwest Africa 1492
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1492
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1492
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 72.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6033 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 114:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:P Jan 2002
Mass (g):72.2
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):17±0.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.5±1.9
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):14.5
Main mass:JNMC
Institutions
   and collections
JNMC: jnmczurich, P.O. Box 208, CH-8155 Niederhasli, Switzerland; Website (private address; updated 4 Feb 2014)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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