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Northwest Africa 12827
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12827
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12827
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1400 g
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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 3 Aug 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):1400
Pieces:many
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.5±0.3 (n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6±0.2 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.1 (n=12)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Grayish rock with some fusion crust. Plagioclase grain size about 30 µm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 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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