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Northwest Africa 4446
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4446
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4446
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.39 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 590 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 4 May 2008
Data from:
  MB94
  Table 2
  Line 26:
State/Prov/County:Algeria, Purchased in Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005; 3-2006
Mass (g):4386
Pieces:3
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):3.1-44.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.9-27
Classifier:T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:GHupé
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 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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Franco Vignato Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Mirko Graul Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Rocknicehunter Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Woreczko Jan & Wadi Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1896 unapproved names)

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