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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 6340 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
   and collections
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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CreditPhotos
Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
The Hupe Collection      
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Argus Rocks Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Gerald Armstrong Photo added 19 Apr 2022
jean bernard Delbauve   
Solar Anamnesis      
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8402 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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