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Northwest Africa 2488
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2488
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2488
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 18 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9639 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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 277:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):18000
Pieces:several
Class:H5
Shock stage:S6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.1
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz
Type spec mass (g):22.4
Comments:partly melted rock
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
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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 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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