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Northwest Africa 12555
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12555
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12555
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 941 g
Classification
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Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5857 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 31 Mar 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2019 Jan
Mass (g):941
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19.4±0.2 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.0±1.2 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.5
Magnetic suscept.:4.76
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):37.24
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Shetland Museum & Archives (Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0WP, United Kingdom)
Comments:work name K401; Highly recrystallized. Ca phosphate to 2000 um. An11.8Ab81.3Or6.9 (n=1); submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1417 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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