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Northwest Africa 4710
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4710
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4710
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.34 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Iron, IAB-sHL
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-sHL    [explanation]

This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-sHL.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 21 Sep 2010
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Writeup from MB 99:

Northwest Africa 4710 (NWA 4710)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2006

Classification: Iron meteorite (IAB-sHL)

Petrography: Possibly paired with NWA 4706 and very similar in structure; description of NWA 4706 applies to 4710.

Geochemistry: Co (mg/g) 5.49, Ni (mg/g) 107.8, Ga (µg/g) 22.0, Ge (µg/g) 67, As (µg/g) 23.5, Ir (µg/g) 0.194, Au (µg/g) 2.34.

Submitter: J. T. Wasson, UCLA.

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2006
Mass (g):2340
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IAB-sHL
Classifier:Wasson
Type spec mass (g):33
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Birdsell
Comments:Submitted by Wasson
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)
Birdsell: Arizona Skies Meteorites, P.O. Box 2412, Flagstaff, AZ 86003, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8777 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1879 unapproved names)

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