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Northwest Africa 8629
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8629
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8629
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 239 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  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 29 Nov 2014
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Rissani, Morocco
Date:P 2014 May 6
Mass (g):239
Pieces:2
Class:H3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):13.1±6.5 (1.7-19.0, PMD=44%, N=9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.5±9.5 (3.2-28.9 ,PMD=63%, N=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.73
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):24.9
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:P. Thomas
Comments:Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.11±0.11 wt% (N=8). Mean apparent chondrule size 450±200 um (N=44).; submitted by J. Gattacceca
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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