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Northwest Africa 056
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 056
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 056
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 436 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10056 approved meteorites (plus 18 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)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 24:
Origin or pseudonym:Lahmada
Place of purchase:
Latitude:27°10'N
Longitude:9°30'W
Mass (g):436
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.2
Classifier:A. Bischoff and L. Niemann (Mün)
Main mass:JNMC
Institutions
   and collections
JNMC: jnmczurich, P.O. Box 208, CH-8155 Niederhasli, Switzerland; Website (private address; updated 4 Feb 2014)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 10'N, 9° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (27° 10'N, 9° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 90 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 220 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 19 unapproved names)
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