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Northwest Africa 12583
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12583
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12583
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 875 g
Classification
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Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 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 7 May 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora (Morocco)
Date:P 2019 Jan
Mass (g):875
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.4±0.2 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.3±0.2 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.65
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):31.58
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Fabien Kuntz
Comments:work name K400; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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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)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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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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