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Northwest Africa 6752
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6752
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6752
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 21.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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)
Comments: Approved 13 Sep 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Bechar
Date:2000
Latitude:30°5'N
Longitude:4°35'W
Mass (g):21.39
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.8±4.4 (N=43)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.5±4.7 (N=22)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±1.2 (N=22)
Magnetic suscept.:4.03
Classifier:W. De Vos
Type spec mass (g):21.39
Type spec location:RBINS
Main mass:RBINS
Comments:Found in Tabelbala area, Hamada du Guir, Erg Er Raoui; submitted by Walter De Vos
Institutions
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RBINS: Marleen De Ceukelaire Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, rue Vautier 29 - 1000 Brussels, Belgium (institutional address; updated 15 Jul 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 5'N, 4° 35'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Bechar, Algeria
     This is 1 of 979 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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