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Northwest Africa 11972
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11972
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11972
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 2.88 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  H~5
Recommended:  H~5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 174 approved meteorites classified as H~5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 2 Sep 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:France
Date:2017
Mass (g):2880
Pieces:1
Class:H~5
Weathering grade:W0/1
Magnetic suscept.:5,45
Classifier:Bart
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:F. Vignato, Verona, Italy
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Working name NWA-FV01; 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. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Franco Vignato   
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1523 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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