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Northwest Africa 12995
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12995
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12995
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 27 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 108  (2020)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6210 approved meteorites (plus 9 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 21 Nov 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2016
Mass (g):27
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19.1±0.8 (N=40)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7±0.6 (N=19)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.5
Classifier:N. V. Almeida, NHM
Type spec mass (g):5.94
Type spec location:NHM
Main mass:Jasper Spencer
Comments:Chondrules are poorly delineated. Both metals and sulphide grains are heavily weathered, and alteration veins are pervasive; submitted by N. V. Almeida
Institutions
   and collections
NHM: Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108 (2020) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 55, 1146-1150
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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