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Northwest Africa 2876
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2876
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2876
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 51.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9639 approved meteorites (plus 16 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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 382:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Er-Rachida
Date:Dec 2004
Mass (g):51.7
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.9±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9±0.16
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):11.9
Main mass:F. Kuntz and F.-X. Flotterer
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
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 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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