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Northwest Africa 4475
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4475
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4475
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 9.99 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6726 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Jul 2007
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 2
  Line 75:
Place of purchase:Tagounite, Morocco
Date:Aug-2005
Mass (g):9990
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupé
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)
GHupé: Gregory M. Hupé, 9003 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852, United States; Website (private address)
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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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