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Northwest Africa 4686
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4686
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4686
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 851 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  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)
Comments: Approved 24 Jul 2007
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 2
  Line 127:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:May-2006
Mass (g):851
Pieces:4
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):17.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.5±1
Classifier:Pickard, Williams and McKinnon, AMAS
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:AMAS
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Brecciated
Institutions
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AMAS: 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. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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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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