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Northwest Africa 1884
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1884
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1884
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 327 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H4/5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4/5
Recommended:  H4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 501 approved meteorites classified as H4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 51:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):327
Pieces:1
Class:H4/5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.5
Main mass:Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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