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Northwest Africa 7198
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7198
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7198
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 108 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5948 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 23 Feb 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1668:
Place of purchase:Errachidia, Morocco
Date:P 1 Mar 2011
Mass (g):108
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.7±0.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.7±0.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:5.53
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, F. Caste, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:P. Thomas
Comments:high porosity (21% based on point counting); submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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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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