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Northwest Africa 4479
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4479
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4479
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 552 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6210 approved meteorites (plus 9 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 77:
Place of purchase:Tagounite, Morocco
Date:Apr-2004
Mass (g):552
Pieces:2
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.1-19.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.9
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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Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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