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Northwest Africa 4716
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4716
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4716
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.88 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6377 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 95:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2006
Mass (g):2880
Pieces:45
Class:H6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):19.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0 ± 0.5
Classifier:R. Pickard, P. Williams and M. Clissold, BORF
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:AMusS
Main mass:C. Brandl
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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Gerald Armstrong Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Paulo Silvio Rubiano Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8509 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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