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Northwest Africa 4806
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4806
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4806
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 38.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6102 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 20 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:ebay
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):38.2
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.9±0.3
Classifier:Alan Rubin
Type spec mass (g):10
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass: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. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1460 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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