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Northwest Africa 1238
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1238
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1238
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 53 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2816 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 153:
Date:2000
Mass (g):53
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):27.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.4
Classifier:D. Badyukuv (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:Pernad
Main mass:unknown
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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