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Northwest Africa 038
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 038
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 038
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 230 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5857 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 6:
Origin or pseudonym:Lahmada 025
Date:1999
Latitude:27°10'N
Longitude:9°30'W
Mass (g):230
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):20
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff and T. Grund (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):20
Main mass:JNMC
Institutions
   and collections
Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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)
Catalogs:
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 87 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 210 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 20 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Lahmada 025 (From MetBase)

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