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Northwest Africa 2123
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2123
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2123
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 351 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5674 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 13:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2002
Mass (g):351
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.3
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21.8
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:AHupé
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
AHupé: Adam C. Hupé, 2807 China Cove, Laughlin, NV 89029, United States; Website (private address; updated 29 Jun 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Pierre-Marie Pelé   
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Gerald Armstrong   
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Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6672 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2024 unapproved names)

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