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Northwest Africa 460
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 460
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 460
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 655 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5851 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)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 16:
Date:2001
Latitude:31°22.09'N
Longitude:04°01.01'W
Mass (g):655
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz, Kurz
Type spec mass (g):20.8
Main mass:Kurz
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 22' 5"N, 4° 1' 1"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1386 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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