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Northwest Africa 7512
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7512
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7512
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 49.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  R3
Recommended:  R3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 34 approved meteorites classified as R3.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 18 Nov 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:internet
Date:P Dec 2011
Mass (g):49.71
Pieces:1
Class:R3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):36.2±3.6 (29.4-38.7, n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.0 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):4.2
Classifier:Alan Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):9.96
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:W. Feek
Comments:Chondrules range in size from 0.7 to 9.0 mm.; submitted by W. Feek
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1406 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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