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Northwest Africa 100
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 100
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 100
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 7.14 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12192 approved meteorites (plus 7 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:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 55:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 17 Sep 2000
Mass (g):7136
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.4
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):36
Main mass:buyer
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Bernhard Rems   
Don Edwards   
Mark Bostick   
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Bruno Caspirro   
David L. Ribeca   
Domjan Svilkovic   
Gerald Armstrong   
Jean-Michel Masson   
Michael S. Scherman   
Ryan Upchurch   
The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites      
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8777 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1879 unapproved names)

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