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Northwest Africa 532
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 532
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 532
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.83 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.8
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 161:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:P 2000?
Mass (g):2830
Pieces:1
Class:H3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.4-19.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.2-20.7
Classifier:M. Denise (MNHNP)
Type spec mass (g):48.7
Main mass:anonymous buyer
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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