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Northwest Africa 887
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 887
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 887
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 17.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  H4-6
Recommended:  H4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 98 approved meteorites classified as H4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2007
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 15:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2001
Mass (g):17.5
Pieces:1
Class:H4-6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.8
Wollastonite (mol%):2.3
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi and G. Pratesi, MSP
Type spec mass (g):4.3
Type spec location:MSP
Main mass:MChin
Comments:Breccia
Institutions
   and collections
MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
MChin: Matteo Chinellato, Via Triestina, 126/A-30030 Tessera, Venezia, Italy; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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