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Northwest Africa 4144
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4144
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4144
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 145.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H3-6
Recommended:  H3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as H3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 22 Feb 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2004
Mass (g):145.9
Pieces:1
Class:H3-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):18.3; 17±11.2 (0.9-38.2, n=39)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5; 13.7±8.3 (1-33.1, n=46)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9; 1±0.9 (0.2-4.9, n=46)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:A breccia of H3 and H6 clasts in a matrix of mineral fragments and abundant FeNi metal. Plagioclase grain size in type 6 is ~80 um.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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