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Northwest Africa 4718
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4718
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4718
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 8.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11806 approved meteorites (plus 23 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 26 Feb 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 97:
Place of purchase:Tucson, USA
Date:26-Jan-05
Mass (g):8.8
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:R. Seki and M. Kimura, Ibaraki
Type spec mass (g):6
Type spec location:NUM
Main mass:HM
Comments:Cut fragment with dark brown fusion crust
Institutions
   and collections
NUM: Nagoya University Museum???, Japan (institutional address; updated 3 Mar 2011)
Ibaraki: Department of Materials and Biological Sciences, Institute of Astrophysics and Planetary Science, Ibaraki University, 2-1-1 Bunkyo, Mito 310-8512, Japan (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 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 9806 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1855 unapproved names)

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