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Northwest Africa 3154
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3154
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3154
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 722 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5964 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 11 Jun 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 3154 (NWA 3154)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2005 Apr

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: Purchased by Greg Hupé in April 2005 from a dealer in Tagounite, Morocco.

Petrography: Well-formed, small chondrules and abundant metal (mostly fresh and only slightly stained) in the matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa16.9-17.2), orthopyroxene (Fs15.1Wo0.3), clinopyroxene (Fs7.6Wo37.5; Fs13.5Wo32.7).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4).

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1162:
Place of purchase:Tagounite
Date:P 2005 Apr
Mass (g):722
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):16.9-17.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.1
Wollastonite (mol%):0.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:G. Hupe
Comments:GH-147; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Hupe: (old address—now see GHupé or AHupé) G. and A. Hupe, 2616 Lake Youngs Court SE, Renton, WA 98058., United States (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Don Edwards   
The Hupe Collection      
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Argus Rocks   
Gerald Armstrong   
jean bernard Delbauve   
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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