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Northwest Africa 538
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 538
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 538
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 117 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 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:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 167:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:P Apr 1999
Mass (g):117
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):19.6
Classifier:Ph. Gillet (ENSL) and A. Jambon (UPVI)
Type spec mass (g):16
Main mass:anonymous buyer
Institutions
   and collections
ENSL: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Laboratoire de Sciences de la Terre, 46 allée d'Italie 69364 Lyon Cedex, France (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
UPVI: Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI),Case 110, 4 Place Jussieu, 75005 Paris, France (institutional address; updated 5 Oct 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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