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Northwest Africa 1609
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1609
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1609
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 359 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H4-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4-6
Recommended:  H4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 98 approved meteorites classified as H4-6.   [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 207:
Origin or pseudonym:Tagounite
Date:2001
Mass (g):359.4
Pieces:1
Class:H4-6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):16.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9
Classifier:J. Zipfel, MPI
Type spec mass (g):32.8
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 6752 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2052 unapproved names)

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