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Northwest Africa 8369
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8369
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8369
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 228 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9995 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 23 Apr 2014
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):228
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):20.2 (PMD=1.5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.9 (PMD=0.6)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:M. Zolensky, JSC
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:SI
Main mass:Mike Bandli
Comments:Contains numerous black clasts of probable igneous origin; submitted by Mike Zolensky
Institutions
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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1460 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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