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Northwest Africa 8754
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8754
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8754
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 277 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6033 approved meteorites (plus 11 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 27 Jan 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P Jun 2014
Mass (g):277
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.1±0.2 (17.7-18.4, n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.2±1.8 (11.6-18.5, n=44)
Wollastonite (mol%):Wo1±1 (0.1-4.2, n=44)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.9
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Jürgen Nauber, JNMC
Comments:plagioclase grain size is about 1 µm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
JNMC: jnmczurich, P.O. Box 208, CH-8155 Niederhasli, Switzerland; Website (private address; updated 4 Feb 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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