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Northwest Africa 4656
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4656
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4656
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5776 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 24 Jul 2007
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 2
  Line 119:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2006
Mass (g):5000
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.1
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2
Classifier:T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):34
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Reed
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, 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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Edward Krikorian   
Gerald Armstrong   
Michael S. Scherman   
Robert Zdancewicz   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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