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Northwest Africa 6812
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6812
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6812
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 681 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9637 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)
Comments: Approved 17 May 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Los Angeles
Date:2010
Mass (g):681
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.5±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:Alan Rubin
Type spec mass (g):44.95
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Sean Tutorow
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
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. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1386 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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