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Northwest Africa 4576
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4576
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4576
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 30 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 195 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 28 Dec 2010
Data from:
  MB99
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 4 Jan 2005
Mass (g):> 30 kg
Pieces:many
Class:Mesosiderite
Ferrosilite (mol%):31±2.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):21.7
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Dean Bessey
Comments:An92.5±2.5; submitted by A. Bischoff
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Bessey: Dean Bessey ,P.O. Box 40810, Glenfield, Auckland 1310 , New Zealand; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Dean Bessey   
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Aeroliths Collection Theodossiou      
Alessandro Takeda   
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Gerald Armstrong   
jean bernard Delbauve   
Jim K   
METEORITICON   
Robert Zdancewicz   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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