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Northwest Africa 4800
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4800
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4800
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 152 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  CK4
Recommended:  CK4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 104 approved meteorites classified as CK4.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 57:
Place of purchase:Tagounite
Date:Jun-07
Mass (g):152
Pieces:1
Class:CK4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30.5-31.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.4
Wollastonite (mol%):47.1
Classifier:T. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupé
Comments:Magnetite Cr2O3, 3.7wt%
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
GHupé: Gregory M. Hupé, 9003 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6672 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2024 unapproved names)

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