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Northwest Africa 4777
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4777
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4777
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1397 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  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 6 Mar 2008
Revised 4 Sep 2015: new information
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 104:
Updated information submitted by S. Tutorow:

Found 2002. Purchased in Los Angeles, California, 2002.  Main mass, S. Tutorow.
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 114:
Place of purchase:No data
Date:No data
Mass (g):1396.6
Pieces:32
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.3 ± 0.3
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):261.5
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:DGregory
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
DGregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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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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