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Northwest Africa 4299
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4299
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4299
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 127 g
Classification
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Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6038 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 4 May 2008
Data from:
  MB94
  Table 2
  Line 15:
State/Prov/County:Erfoud
Date:Mar-2006
Mass (g):127
Pieces:2
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):19.6-19.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):25.7
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:AHupe
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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