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Northwest Africa 843
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 843
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 843
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.85 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6313 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)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 51:
Origin or pseudonym:Hamada du Draa
Date:5 Mar 2001
Mass (g):4850
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):18.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.0
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB) and M. Kurz (Kurz)
Type spec mass (g):20
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8136 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1942 unapproved names)

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