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Northwest Africa 6902
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6902
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6902
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 73 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9999 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1528:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):73
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.5±0.5 (n=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.1±1.3 (n=18)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:R. Greenwood, D. Johnson, A.Tindle, OU
Type spec mass (g):15
Type spec location:OU
Main mass:Lee Justice
Comments:Stone purchased by Lee Justice from David Bryant (Spacerocks UK) in June 2007. The owner (Lee Justice) was told that the specimen had been purchased in Erfoud, Morocco, shortly before.; submitted by Richard Greenwood/Diane Johnson
Institutions
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OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1466 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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