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Northwest Africa 1858
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1858
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1858
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 648 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 620 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 43:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:USA
Date:P Jun 2003
Mass (g):647.84
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.9±3.5
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):39.26
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Gessler
Comments:br; 1cc inclusion of green-grey, glassy vesicular impact melt; purchased by Gessler from Bessey
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Bessey: Dean Bessey ,P.O. Box 40810, Glenfield, Auckland 1310 , New Zealand; Website (private address)
Gessler: Nicholas Gessler, 2010 Calgary Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90077, United States (private address; updated 7 Jul 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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