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Northwest Africa 7483
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7483
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7483
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 58.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6031 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 4 Oct 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:ebay
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):58.5
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):19.1±0.8 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):13.16
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Kevin Kessell
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Kessell: Kevin Kessell, 785 Railroad Bed Pike, Summertown, TN 38483, United States (private address; updated 20 Oct 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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