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Northwest Africa 732
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 732
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 732
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 580 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9640 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:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 195:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:Jan 1999
Latitude:30°33'N
Longitude:4°58'W
Mass (g):580
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17-19
Ferrosilite (mol%):15-18
Classifier:T. Mikouchi (UTok)
Type spec mass (g):60
Comments:An11-12; CPX: Fs6-8Wo44-45
Institutions
   and collections
UTok: Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan (institutional address; updated 5 Nov 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 33'N, 4° 58'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 33'N, 4° 58'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1394 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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