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Northwest Africa 4296
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4296
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4296
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 735 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6009 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 25 May 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 4:
State/Prov/County:Tucson
Date:Feb-2006
Mass (g):735
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.6
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. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7727 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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