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Northwest Africa 4273
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4273
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4273
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 426 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10008 approved meteorites (plus 17 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 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 268:
Date:2005
Mass (g):426
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Classifier:A. Seddiki, Ud’OEA, and UJMS-E; B. Moine, J. Y. Cottin, UJMS-E; M. Denis, V. Sautter, J. P. Lorand, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:MNHN and Toulouse
Main mass:Bernard Mougenot
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Toulouse: No contact information provided., France (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2011)
MNHN: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
UJMS-E: Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1481 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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