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Northwest Africa 2427
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2427
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2427
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 111.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 241:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:15 Mar 2004
Mass (g):111.5
Pieces:2
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):20.8
Classifier:L. Karwowski, University of Silesia
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:University of Silesia
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1394 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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