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Northwest Africa 4781
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4781
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4781
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 181 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  CH3
Recommended:  CH3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites classified as CH3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CH chondrites, CH-CB family, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 12 Feb 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 54:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:Oct-06
Mass (g):163
Pieces:1
Class:CH3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):1.6-48.4 (17.6± 16.6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.3-30.5 (5.1 +6.9)
Magnetic suscept.:5.12
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20.7
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Ahabibi
Comments:Highly weathered, 3/4 of metal oxidized
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
AHabibi: Palms Hotel Club, Erfoud 52200, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
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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 1402 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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