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Northwest Africa 1984
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1984
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1984
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1360 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1730 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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 113:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2003
Mass (g):1360
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Fayalite (mol%):24.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:
Type spec mass (g):19.2
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bart
Comments:An13.8Or7.8
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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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 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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