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Northwest Africa 12124
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12124
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12124
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 130.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  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 8 Oct 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2016 May 01
Mass (g):130.3
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.43±0.47 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.17±1.09 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.66±1.13 (n=6)
Classifier:B. Miao, Z. Xia, C. Zhang, GUT
Type spec mass (g):130.3
Type spec location:GUT
Main mass:GUT
Comments:In Chinese publications, its former name was M16164; submitted by Bingkui Miao
Institutions
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GUT: College of Earth Sciences, Guilin University of Technology, 12 Jiangan Road, Guilin 541004, China (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Public domain photographs:
Zhipeng Xia   
Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1140 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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