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Northwest Africa 1258
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1258
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1258
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 72 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L~5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 176 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 63:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):72
Pieces:1
Class:L~5/6
Weathering grade:W4
Magnetic suscept.:4.43
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP and R. Rochette, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):15.5
Main mass:MChin
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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Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7048 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1998 unapproved names)

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