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Northwest Africa 12473
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12473
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12473
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 959 g
Classification
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Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5780 approved meteorites (plus 5 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 4 Feb 2019
Data from:
  MB108
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2018
Mass (g):959
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.7 (n=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.8±0.1 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:5.35
Classifier:L. Krämer Ruggiu, J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):37.27
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K386; Highly recristallized chondrite.; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6758 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2048 unapproved names)

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