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Northwest Africa 906
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 906
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 906
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1031 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.8
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.8
Recommended:  H3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 73:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:P Jun 2001
Mass (g):1031
Pieces:6
Class:H3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.6± 0.4
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Hupé
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. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Shinishi Kato   
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Gerald Armstrong   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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