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Northwest Africa 2491
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2491
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2491
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 651 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 280:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):651
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.9
Main mass:Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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