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Northwest Africa 1692
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1692
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1692
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 857 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11567 approved meteorites (plus 23 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 232:
Place of purchase:Safsaf
Date:P Oct 2002
Mass (g):857
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21
Main mass:Hupé
Institutions
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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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Don Edwards   
Shinishi Kato   
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Michel Girard   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9699 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1854 unapproved names)

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