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Northwest Africa 1088
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1088
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1088
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 21 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6364 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)
Comments: Approved 20 Oct 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Northwest Africa 1088 (NWA 1088)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2003

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

Petrography: Numerous weathering veins cut across the sample. Some chondrules are readily discernable; others are poorly defined. Some plagioclase grains are between 50 and 80 μm across. Olivine exhibits undulose extinction. Some troilite grains are elongated.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2003
Mass (g):21000
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.3
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):593.36
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Michael Cottingham
Comments:Submitted by Simone de Leuw
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Michael Cottingham   
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
John A. Shea Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8394 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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