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Northwest Africa 4538
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4538
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4538
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 206 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 4 May 2008
Data from:
  MB94
  Table 2
  Line 36:
State/Prov/County:Erfoud
Date:2006
Mass (g):206
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S3-5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):15.8-18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.0-16.5
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20.8
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Shock melt
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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