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Northwest Africa 1390
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1390
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1390
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 270 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 11:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P Oct 2000
Mass (g):270
Pieces:1
Class:H3.8
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):8.2-18.1
Classifier:Marvin Killgore
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:University of Arizona
Main mass:Southwest Meteorite Collection
Comments:br, 3-6
Institutions
   and collections
Killgore: Marvin and Kitty Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ 85547, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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