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Northwest Africa 1941
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1941
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1941
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 16 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 97:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:P Jun 2003
Mass (g):16 kg
Pieces:18
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):19
Wollastonite (mol%):2
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):90
Type spec location:ASU
Main mass:MFarmer
Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Aeroliths Collection Theodossiou   
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Dirk Hohmann   
Edward Krikorian   
Gerald Armstrong   
Michael S. Scherman   
Michel Girard   
Robert Zdancewicz   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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