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Northwest Africa 241
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 241
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 241
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 12.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6009 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 102:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 17 Sep 2000
Mass (g):12.4 kg
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):18.3
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):315
Main mass:buyer
Institutions
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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. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Don Edwards   
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Brice D. Hornback   
Gerald Armstrong   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7727 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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