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Northwest Africa 1794
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1794
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1794
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 398 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3133 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 282:
Place of purchase:Safsaf
Date:Oct 2002
Mass (g):398
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.3
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Don Edwards   
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Andreas Grünemeyer   
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Edward Krikorian   
Franco Vignato   
Gerald Armstrong   
Jean-Michel Masson   
Jim K   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7048 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1998 unapproved names)

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