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Northwest Africa 1606
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1606
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1606
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 119.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6388 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 204:
Date:2001
Mass (g):119.9
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.7
Classifier:J. Zipfel, MPI
Type spec mass (g):26.8
Main mass:R. and A. Adnane
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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