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Northwest Africa 1588
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1588
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1588
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 300 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  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:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 186:
Date:P 2000
Mass (g):300
Pieces:1
Class:H3.8
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):17.4 (5.4-20.3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6 (6.0-21.6)
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by N. Kononkova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):21
Comments:Ol: PMD 12.7
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7859 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1961 unapproved names)

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