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Northwest Africa 863
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 863
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 863
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 139 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  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:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 27:
Date:2000
Mass (g):139
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):18.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0±1.3
Classifier:M. Weisberg, KCCU
Type spec mass (g):24
Type spec location:AMNH
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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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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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