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Northwest Africa 4561
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4561
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4561
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 200 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  EL3
Recommended:  E    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites classified as E.   [show all]
Search for other: Enstatite chondrites
Comments: Approved 4 May 2008
Data from:
  MB94
  Table 2
  Line 44:
State/Prov/County:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2006
Mass (g):> 200 kg
Pieces:Many
Class:EL3
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:extensive
Ferrosilite (mol%):<2
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):27
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:An16.8Or 4.2: paired with NWA 2828:Si = 0.6–0.95 wt%
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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Achim Sven Faforke Photo added 26 May 2017
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Mike Smith   
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Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6672 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2024 unapproved names)

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