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Northwest Africa 2607
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2607
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2607
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 499 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6147 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)
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 67:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Date:November 2004
Mass (g):499
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W3-4
Fayalite (mol%):17.9-20.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.3-17.6
Magnetic suscept.:4.72
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Gehler
Comments:Melt rich
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Gehler: A. Gehler, D-37075 Göttingen, Germany , Germany (private address; updated 10 Jun 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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