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Northwest Africa 476
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 476
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 476
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 344 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5854 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:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 22:
Origin or pseudonym:Er Rachidia 007
Date:1999?
Latitude:32°01.7'N
Longitude:4°09.5'W
Mass (g):344
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8
Classifier:S. V. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):71.53
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:S. V. Afanasiev
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 2'N, 4° 10'W)
     Recommended::   (32° 1' 42"N, 4° 9' 30"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Er Rachidia 007 (From MetBase)

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