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Northwest Africa 015
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 015
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 015
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 5 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5779 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)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 9
  Line 15:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Latitude:31°20'N
Longitude:4°20'W
Mass (g):39
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.6
Classifier:S. Afanasiev and M. Ivanova (Vernad)
Type spec location:Vernad
Comments:Purchased by S. Afanasiev, V. Kalachev, and D. Kachalin during a 1999 meteorite expedition in the Moroccan Sahara
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 20'N, 4° 20'W)
     Recommended::   (31° 20'N, 4° 20'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1405 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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