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Northwest Africa 12360
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12360
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12360
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 643 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 590 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 1 Mar 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 12360 (NWA 12360)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: April 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

Petrography: The meteorite displays a chondritic texture with abundant chondrules (mean diameter about 0.4 mm) and chondrule fragments in a fine-grained dark matrix that contains sulfides and FeNi metals.

Classification: The chondrule size and the metal abundance indicates an H group classification.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora (Morocco)
Date:P April 2018
Mass (g):642.7
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1-2
Fayalite (mol%):15.6±7.9 (n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):7.4±7.3 (n=13)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.5 (n=13)
Classifier:K. Klemm and A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):22.9
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Marc Jost and Sergey Vasiliev
Comments:Working No.: SM 1804-17; submitted by K. Klemm, IfP; submitted by Klemm K.
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6741 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2032 unapproved names)

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