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Northwest Africa 4808
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4808
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4808
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 69 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 432 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 4 May 2008
Data from:
  MB94
  Table 2
  Line 60:
State/Prov/County:Erfoud
Date:2006
Mass (g):69
Pieces:3
Class:Diogenite
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:Low
Fayalite (mol%):24
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
Wollastonite (mol%):2.6
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):14.1
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Paired with NWA 4473
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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André Knöfel   
Andreas Grünemeyer   
Dirk Hohmann   
Michael Hofmann   
Volker Heinrich   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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