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Northwest Africa 12561
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12561
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12561
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 248 g
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Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9692 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
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2018 Feb
Mass (g):248.4
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.93
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, L. Krämer Ruggiu, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Abdelhanine Zagmout
Comments:work name Zag4; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1419 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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