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Northwest Africa 1053
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1053
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1053
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 108 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  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:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 33:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2001
Mass (g):108
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):26.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.5
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):20
Main mass:MChin
Institutions
   and collections
MChin: Matteo Chinellato, Via Triestina, 126/A-30030 Tessera, Venezia, Italy; Website (private address)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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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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