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Northwest Africa 861
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 861
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 861
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 209 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10297 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:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 68:
Date:2000
Mass (g):209
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):18
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.8 ± 1.1
Classifier:Michael Weisberg (KCCU)
Type spec mass (g):19
Type spec location:AMNH
Main mass:anonymous dealer
Institutions
   and collections
AMNH: Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, United States (institutional address; updated 18 May 2013)
KCCU: Kingsborough College of the City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11235, United States (institutional address; updated 28 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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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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