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Northwest Africa 4379
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4379
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4379
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 494 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 593 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 24 Jul 2007
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 2
  Line 61:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):494.4
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):0.1-75
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.9-1.5
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:HSSH
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
HSSH: Hanno Strufe, Langenbergstr. 32, 66954 Pirmasens, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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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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