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Northwest Africa 903
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 903
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 903
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 529 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 5:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2003
Mass (g):>529
Pieces:several
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):14.85
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi, MSP
Type spec mass (g):28.9
Institutions
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MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Matteo Chinellato   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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