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Northwest Africa 2808
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2808
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2808
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 2.88 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6105 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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 367:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Tisgui-Remz
Date:2003
Mass (g):2875
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3-4
Weathering grade:W0-1
Fayalite (mol%):19.0±0.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7±1.1
Classifier:J. Schlüter, Ham
Type spec mass (g):>20
Main mass:H. Burkard, Bonn and I. Herkstroeter, Hamburg
Comments:Impact melt br with H clasts; Ol in melt: 18.64(2.01%), opx in melt: 17.33(5.17%); shock blackening; sulfid blebs in metal droplets in melt; macroscopical appearance as NWA 722 (L clasts)
Institutions
   and collections
Burkard: Horst Burkard, Bonn, Germany (private address)
Ham: Mineralogisches Museum, Universität of Hamburg, Grindelallee 48, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 22 Feb 2013)
Herkstroeter: Ingo Herkstroeter, Hamburg, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1476 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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