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Northwest Africa 001
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1200 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10683 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 9
  Line 1:
Origin or pseudonym:Kem Kem
Place of purchase:Unknown
Mass (g):1200
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.2
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec location:31 g, UCLA
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6438 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2025 unapproved names)

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