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Northwest Africa 1988
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1988
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1988
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 21.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  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:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 117:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:F 2003
Mass (g):21.1
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):19.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:
Type spec mass (g):6.3
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bart
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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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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