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Northwest Africa 1251
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1251
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1251
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 122 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  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)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 57:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):122
Pieces:1
Class:H5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.4
Magnetic suscept.:5.29
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP and R. Rochette, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):28.5
Main mass:MChin
Comments:NWA 1251 and 1252 are probably paired; native Cu
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
MChin: Matteo Chinellato, Via Triestina, 126/A-30030 Tessera, Venezia, Italy; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Matteo Chinellato   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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