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Northwest Africa 4196
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4196
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4196
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 376 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6009 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 28 Mar 2007
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 213:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:2005 Oct 27
Mass (g):376
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Private collector
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: 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. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7727 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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