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Northwest Africa 4474
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4474
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4474
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.37 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 4 May 2008
Data from:
  MB94
  Table 2
  Line 30:
State/Prov/County:Rissani
Date:Jun-2006
Mass (g):2374
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):19.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.2
Wollastonite (mol%):4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):25.3
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupé
Comments:Cr2O3 in olivine = 0.65 wt%
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
GHupé: Gregory M. Hupé, 9003 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8024 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1951 unapproved names)

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