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Northwest Africa 1661
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1661
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1661
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 123.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L3/4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3/4
Recommended:  L3/4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as L3/4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 223:
Place of purchase:Mahbes
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):123.4
Pieces:1
Class:L3/4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):22.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.8 (10-20.2)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz, Kurz
Type spec mass (g):20.3
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
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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 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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