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Northwest Africa 4626
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4626
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4626
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 25.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H-melt rock
Recommended:  H-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as H-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Oct 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:München, Germany
Date:P 2006
Mass (g):25.1
Pieces:1
Class:H-melt rock
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):20.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):5.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments:The meteorite is a H-type melt breccia with clasts being shocked to stage 4.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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