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Northwest Africa 15075
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 15075
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 15075
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2022
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 979 g
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Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6426 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 20 Jun 2022
Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:P 2022
Mass (g):979
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.7±0.1 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5±0.1 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.1 (n=7)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):32.1
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Chnaoui Larbi and Zaid Essibit
Comments:Dark brownish rock without fusion crust. The plagioclase grain size is about 60 µm.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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