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Northwest Africa 1049
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1049
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1049
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 626 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11472 approved meteorites (plus 6 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:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 101:
Place of purchase:E. Morocco
Date:P 17 Dec 2000
Mass (g):626
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:type specimens and thin sections, Frei
Main mass:S. Haberer
Comments:Wo: 1.4; purchased by S. Haberer
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universit├Ąt Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7552 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1969 unapproved names)

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