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Northwest Africa 4300
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4300
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4300
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 45.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10071 approved meteorites (plus 18 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 24 Jul 2007
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 2
  Line 26:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:Mar-2006
Mass (g):45200
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):41.4
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:AHupé
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)
AHupé: Adam C. Hupé, 2807 China Cove, Laughlin, NV 89029, United States; Website (private address; updated 29 Jun 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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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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