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Northwest Africa 1946
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1946
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1946
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 301 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3110 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:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 102:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:P Jun 2003
Mass (g):301
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):30.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.9
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):25.8
Type spec location:ASU
Main mass:Hupé
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)
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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 6711 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2022 unapproved names)

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