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Northwest Africa 2612
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2612
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2612
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1109 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 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)
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 71:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Mass (g):1109
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.0-18.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.1-16.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.86
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):21.5
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bart
Comments:Melt pockets
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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