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Northwest Africa 12370
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12370
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12370
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 563 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 Mar 2019
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 12370 (NWA 12370)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018 Oct 25

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: The meteorite was purchased at the mineralogical exhibition (Mineralientage München, Germany) in October 25, 2018 from the Mr. Ait Ha Lahcen from Erfoud (Morocco).

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:P 2018 Oct 25
Mass (g):563
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.3±0.6 (N=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.1±0.3 (N=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.9 (N=7)
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):164.7
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:DMUH
Comments:Field name is SV-Ch; analyst N. N. Kononkova (Vernad.); submitted by C. A. Lorenz (Vernad)
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
DMUH: Dedovsk Museum of Universe History, Russia; Website (institutional address; updated 26 Sep 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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