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Northwest Africa 8756
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8756
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8756
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.45 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5565 approved meteorites (plus 3 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 27 Jan 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P Nov 2014
Mass (g):2450
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.3
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):29.5
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Cimala
Comments:plagioclase grain size about 60 µm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6324 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2026 unapproved names)

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