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Northwest Africa 10988
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10988
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10988
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 8.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H5/6
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites classified as H5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 26 Nov 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Noadibouh, Mauritania
Date:P 2015
Mass (g):8702
Pieces:14
Class:H5/6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.6±0.4 (17.9-18.6; n=14)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5±0.4 (16.1-16.5; n=16)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):167
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:José Antonio Sánchez, Spain; 900 g UPC; 442 g IGME
Comments:Shock veins present; submitted by K. Metzler (IfP)
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
UPC: Institut de Tècniques Energètiques, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Diagonal 647, ed. ETSEIB, 08028 Barcelona, Spain, Spain (institutional address; updated 3 May 2015)
IGME: Museo Geominero, Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Ríos Rosas 23, 28003 Madrid, Spain (institutional address; updated 12 Dec 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7810 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1971 unapproved names)

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