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Northwest Africa 4928
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4928
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4928
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 45.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 528 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 18 Aug 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 59:
Place of purchase:Tucson Gem and Mineral Show
Date:2007
Mass (g):45.6
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):18-20
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
Wollastonite (mol%):5.5
Classifier:H. Takeda, Chiba
Type spec mass (g):9.3
Type spec location:NSMT
Main mass:Hori
Institutions
   and collections
Chiba: Chiba Institute of Technology, Tsudanuma, Narashino, Chiba 275-0016, Japan (institutional address)
Hori: Unknown person (private address; updated 17 Apr 2009)
NSMT: National Museum of Nature and Science, 4-1-1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0005, JAPAN, Japan; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jun 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1466 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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