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Northwest Africa 11659
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11659
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11659
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 58.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10061 approved meteorites (plus 18 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 24 Feb 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Bologna
Date:P 3/2015
Mass (g):58.2
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.1±0.1 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0±0.1 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi, S. Caporali, G. Pratesi, MSN-FI
Type spec mass (g):16.9
Type spec location:MSN-FI
Main mass:Petriccione
Comments:Submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
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MSN-FI: MUSEO DI STORIA NATURALE DELL'UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI FIRENZE Via Giorgio La Pira, 4 – 50121 FIRENZE, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Antonello Petriccione   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7374 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1957 unapproved names)

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