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Northwest Africa 1521
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1521
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1521
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 414 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  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)
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 2:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Date:October 2001
Mass (g):414
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):13.4-28.0 av. 20.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.6-25.0 av. 18.3
Magnetic suscept.:5.25
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Eger
Comments:Fs11Wo40
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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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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