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Northwest Africa 4444
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4444
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4444
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 145 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  L3.2
Recommended:  L3.2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as L3.2.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 4 May 2008
Data from:
  MB94
  Table 2
  Line 25:
State/Prov/County:Algeria, Purchased in Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005; 3-2006
Mass (g):145
Pieces:1
Class:L3.2
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):9.8-32.1
Classifier:T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20.8
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:GHupé
Comments:Olivine Cr2O3 = 0.05-0.46 wt%
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 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. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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