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Northwest Africa 1881
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1881
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1881
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 13 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  LL4-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL4-6
Recommended:  LL4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 71 approved meteorites classified as LL4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 48:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):13
Pieces:1
Class:LL4-6
Shock stage:S2/3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):27.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.1-24.4
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):2.8
Main mass:Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin
Comments:Oxygen isotopes (I. Franchi and R. C. Greenwood, OU): ?17O = +4.01‰, ?18O = +5.38‰, ?17O = +1.21‰; ; br; light-dark clasts
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7483 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1994 unapproved names)

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