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Northwest Africa 2445
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2445
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2445
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 42 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  H3-5
Recommended:  H3-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3-5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 23:
Place of purchase:Sainte-Marie
Date:Jun 2002
Mass (g):42
Pieces:1
Class:H3-5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.5 ± 7
Ferrosilite (mol%):15 ± 3
Classifier:A. Sokol, Meimeier, and A. Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):10
Type spec location:Mun
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Mun: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7374 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1957 unapproved names)

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