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Northwest Africa 1282
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1282
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1282
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 21 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 398 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Comments: Approved 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 1:
State/Prov/County:Zagora, Morocco
Date:2001
Mass (g):21
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):69 (1 grain)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15-82
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0-41
Classifier:P. Warren, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):4.2
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:GHupé
Comments:Paired w. NWA 1664 and 1769 (K-rich glassy spheroids). Thought to be paired because all of these NWA howardites contain K-rich glasses
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
GHupé: Gregory M. Hupé, 9003 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Andreas Grünemeyer   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7820 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1971 unapproved names)

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