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Northwest Africa 160
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 160
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 160
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 137 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 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:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 80:
Origin or pseudonym:Jbel Bani
Place of purchase:Tagounite
Date:P 2000
Latitude:30°05'N
Longitude:5°40'W
Mass (g):137
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Classifier:S. V. Afanasiev and M. Ivanova (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):13.7
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 5'N, 5° 40'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 5'N, 5° 40'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 73 approved meteorites from Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1409 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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