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Northwest Africa 4726
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4726
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4726
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 488 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  L/H5
Recommended:  H/L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites classified as H/L5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), H/L chondrites, H/L chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 104:
Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:Mar-2006
Mass (g):488
Pieces:Many
Class:L/H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.67 ± 0.31
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.06 ± 1.33
Magnetic suscept.:4.98
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHN
Type spec mass (g):21.9
Type spec location:MNHN
Main mass:Giessler
Comments:Individuals, some fragments; breccia
Institutions
   and collections
MNHN: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Charley Kettel Photo added 20 Oct 2022
Gerald Armstrong Photo added 20 Oct 2022
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8777 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1879 unapproved names)

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