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Northwest Africa 768
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 768
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 768
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1708 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5778 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:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 36:
Origin or pseudonym:Zag
Date:30 Nov 2000
Latitude:28°00.05'N
Longitude:9°16.20'W
Mass (g):1708
Pieces:16
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):18.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4
Classifier:F. Wlotzka (MPI) and M. Kurz (Kurz)
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MPI
Institutions
   and collections
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 0'N, 9° 16'W)
     Recommended::   (28° 0' 3"N, 9° 16' 12"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Guelmim-Es-Semara, Morocco (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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