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Northwest Africa 4715
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4715
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4715
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 466 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10864 approved meteorites (plus 19 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 94:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2005
Mass (g):466
Pieces:12
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5 ± 0.5
Classifier:R. Pickard, P. Williams and M. Clissold, BORF
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:AMusS
Main mass:K. Varvel
Institutions
   and collections
AMusS: Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8495 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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