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Northwest Africa 4717
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4717
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4717
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1318 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  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)
Comments: Approved 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 96:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2006
Mass (g):1318
Pieces:1
Class:H 3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0 ± 0.5
Classifier:R. Pickard, P. Williams and M. Clissold, BORF
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:AMusS
Main mass:C. Brandl
Institutions
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AMusS: Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Christopher Brandl Photo added 25 Nov 2016
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7820 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1971 unapproved names)

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