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Northwest Africa 1584
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1584
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1584
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.25 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3132 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 182:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):3250
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):28.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.2
Classifier:M. Zolensky, JSC
Type spec mass (g):50
Type spec location:SI
Main mass:Bessey
Comments:Plag: Ab76Or8; Met: Fe63Ni39
Institutions
   and collections
JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
Bessey: Dean Bessey ,P.O. Box 40810, Glenfield, Auckland 1310 , New Zealand; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Meteorites Australia   
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Franco Vignato   
Gerald Armstrong   
Jean-Michel Masson   
Phil Schmitz   
tett   
The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi      
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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