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Northwest Africa 7079
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7079
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7079
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 134 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 15 May 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1607:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):134
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):13±6.5 (5.7-28.2, n=23)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.3±6.2 (4.4-21.4, n=16)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.0
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mr. Hanno Strufe
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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