header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 20 Jan 2020
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 7839
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7839
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7839
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3135 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 May 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):2300
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):27.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):59.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomasz Jakubowski
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7101 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2004 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page