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Northwest Africa 4288
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4288
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4288
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 170 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  R4
Recommended:  R4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites classified as R4.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 38:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:Nov-05
Mass (g):170
Pieces:1
Class:R4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):39.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):cpx Fs 10.8
Wollastonite (mol%):45.9
Classifier:T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Thompson
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Thompson: Edwin Thompson, 5150 Dawn St., Lake Oswego, OR 97035, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8402 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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