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Northwest Africa 7617
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7617
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7617
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 700 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  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 20 Dec 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Torino
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):700
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi, S. Caporali, G. Pratesi, MSP
Type spec mass (g):23.20
Type spec location:MSP
Main mass:Castellano
Comments:Inv. # MSP 5214; submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
   and collections
MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 22 Oct 2022)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8744 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1879 unapproved names)

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