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Northwest Africa 827
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 827
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 827
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 48.7 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.9
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.9
Recommended:  H3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as H3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 38:
Place of purchase:E. Morocco
Date:P Dec 2000-Mar 2001
Mass (g):48.7
Pieces:1
Class:H3.9
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.2 ± 0.4
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):13.5
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:RMatson
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
RMatson: Rob Matson, 1 Veneto, Newport Coast, CA 92657, United States (private address; updated 22 May 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6752 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2052 unapproved names)

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