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Northwest Africa 847
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 847
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 847
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1851 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 616 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 55:
Origin or pseudonym:Algeria
Date:5 Mar 2001
Mass (g):1851
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):21.6 (1.6-47.5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6 (1.3-22.8)
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB) and M. Kurz (Kurz)
Type spec mass (g):21.5
Type spec location:MNB
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Volker Heinrich   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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