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Northwest Africa 2442
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2442
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2442
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 192 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9637 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 21:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:Oct 2002
Mass (g):192
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.5
Classifier:A. Sokol, Meimeier, and A. Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:Mun
Institutions
   and collections
Mun: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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