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Northwest Africa 493
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 493
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 493
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 346 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.8
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.8
Recommended:  H3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 135:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2000
Mass (g):346
Pieces:1
Class:H3.8
Weathering grade:W4/5
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Classifier:M. Killgore (SWML) and G. Huss (UAz),
Type spec mass (g):~20
Type spec location:UHaw
Main mass:SWLM
Institutions
   and collections
UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
Killgore: Marvin and Kitty Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ 85547, United States; Website (private address)
SWML: Marvin and Kitty Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ 85547, United States; Website (private address)
UHaw: Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawai'i, 2525 Correa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, United States (institutional address; updated 25 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6758 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2048 unapproved names)

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