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Northwest Africa 1987
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1987
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1987
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 71.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H
Recommended:  H    [explanation]

This is 1 of 104 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 116:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:F 2002
Mass (g):71.1
Pieces:1
Class:H
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Magnetic suscept.:4.88
Classifier:
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bart
Comments:no olivine measured
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7027 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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