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Northwest Africa 301
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 301
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 301
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.15 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6184 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 7:
Origin or pseudonym:Ben Abbes
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P Dec 2000
Mass (g):2150
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):18
Classifier:M. Zolensky (JSC)
Type spec mass (g):126
Type spec location:SI,
Main mass:Bessey
Comments:plag: Ab82An70r11; puchased by Bessey
Institutions
   and collections
JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
Bessey: Dean Bessey ,P.O. Box 40810, Glenfield, Auckland 1310 , New Zealand; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Gerald Armstrong   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7741 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1971 unapproved names)

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