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Northwest Africa 7226
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7226
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7226
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1385 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 439 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 3), L chondrites, Ordinary chondrites (type 3), and Ordinary chondrites
Comments: Approved 11 Dec 2013
Data from:
  MB102
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Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):1385
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):23.1±8.2 (1.2-35, n=34)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8±11.4 (0.6-32.9, n=22)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Carsten Giessler
Comments:Chondrule mean diameter ~0.6 mm; low metal content. Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine is 0.3±0.15 (range 0.2-0.7, n=30); submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, in preparation (2013)
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Jean-Michel Masson   
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4403 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2382 unapproved names)

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