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Northwest Africa 7296
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7296
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7296
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 62.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10318 approved meteorites (plus 18 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)
Comments: Approved 14 Sep 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Dakhla
Place of purchase:Tantan
Date:2012
Mass (g):62.3
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.4 (18.1-18.6, n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4 (16.0-16.7, n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4 (1.0-1.6)
Classifier:Bart
Type spec mass (g):12.5
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Bart
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Fragment. Kamacite: Ni=6.5-6.9, Co=0.6; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Dakhla, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 19 unapproved names)

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