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Northwest Africa 2378
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2378
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2378
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.14 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H3.5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.5
Recommended:  H3.5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites classified as H3.5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 219:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2004
Mass (g):3141
Pieces:1
Class:H3.5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):4.2-22.6
Classifier:Ted Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Cr2O3 in ol = 0.05-0.34 wt%
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Franco Vignato   
Gerald Armstrong   
METEORITES AUSTRALIA   
Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7027 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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