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Northwest Africa 1165
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1165
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1165
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 240 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  H-melt breccia
Recommended:  H-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites classified as H-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Sep 2014
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Northwest Africa 1165 (NWA 1165)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2001

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H, melt breccia)

Petrography: The meteorite is a breccia consisting of chondritic fragments intermingled with melted and completely recrystallized lithologies. In the latter Fe-sulfide droplets are abundant. Chondritic fragments are of type H5 with plagioclase grain-sizes of about 20 μm; shock stage of those fragments is S4.

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2001
Mass (g):240
Pieces:1
Class:H-melt breccia
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):16.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:chondritic clasts are H6; plagioclase grain size about 70 um; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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