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Northwest Africa 096
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 096
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 096
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.51 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.8
Recommended:  H3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 51:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 17 Sep 2000
Mass (g):2510
Pieces:3
Class:H3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.1±0.2
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):46
Main mass:buyer
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Hanno Strufe   
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Edward Krikorian   
Krzysztof Nowak   
Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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