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Northwest Africa 266
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 266
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 266
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 940 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9646 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)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 3:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:1999
Latitude:30°20'N
Longitude:5°50'W
Mass (g):940
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.95
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.34
Classifier:P. Sipiera (Harper)
Type spec mass (g):33
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Radomsky
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Radomsky: Walt Radomsky, Rutgers Meteorite Laboratory, Piscataway, NJ 08854, United States (private address; updated 26 Apr 2005)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 20'N, 5° 50'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 20'N, 5° 50'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 73 approved meteorites from Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1405 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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