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Northwest Africa 2843
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2843
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2843
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 404 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  H3.9
Recommended:  H3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as H3.9.   [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 129:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):404
Pieces:1
Class:H3.9
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):17.5 ± 2.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.6 ± 1.6
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):57
Type spec location:NAU
Institutions
   and collections
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. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Gerald Armstrong   
Jean-Michel Masson   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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