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Northwest Africa 4930
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4930
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4930
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 117.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  Martian (shergottite)
Recommended:  Martian (shergottite)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 107 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Martian (shergottite).   [show all]
Search for other: Martian meteorites
Comments: Approved 4 May 2008
Data from:
  MB94
  Table 2
  Line 86:
State/Prov/County:Ensisheim
Date:Jun-2007
Mass (g):117.5
Pieces:76
Class:Shergottite
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.4;59.6
Wollastonite (mol%):33.6;16.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupé
Comments:Paired with NWA 2975
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4196 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2421 unapproved names)

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