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Northwest Africa 740
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 740
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 740
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 1000 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10064 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 199:
Origin or pseudonym:Oglat Beraber
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:Dec 2000
Latitude:30°15'N
Longitude:4°25
Mass (g):1000
Pieces:several
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):20
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff (Mün) and R. Bartoschewitz (Bart)
Type spec mass (g):19
Main mass:anonymous buyer
Comments:sv, br
Institutions
   and collections
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 15'N, 4° 25'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 15'N, 4° 25'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites from Bechar, Algeria
     This is 1 of 1017 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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