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Northwest Africa 1561
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1561
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1561
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 198 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10324 approved meteorites (plus 18 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:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 159:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Zag
Date:P 1999
Mass (g):198
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Weathering grade:high
Fayalite (mol%):19.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
Classifier:F. Brandst├Ątter and M. Bukovanska, NHMV
Type spec mass (g):20
Main mass:Fectay
Institutions
   and collections
NHMV: Naturhistorisches Museum, Burgring 7, 1010 Wien, Austria, Austria; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Jan 2019)
Fectay: Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut, La Memoire de la Terre SARL, 39800 Aumont, France; Website (private address)
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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 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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