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Northwest Africa 7243
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7243
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7243
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 32 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H5-melt breccia
Recommended:  H5-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites classified as H5-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 23 Aug 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):32
Pieces:1
Class:H5-melt breccia
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):20.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.2
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):7.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:H. Strufe
Comments:Few clearly defined chondrules are set in a melt- and metal-rich matrix.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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