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Northwest Africa 2012
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2012
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2012
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 88.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7227 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 137:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Find
Date:2002
Mass (g):88.3
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Fayalite (mol%):25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:
Type spec mass (g):27.8
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bart
Comments:An11.9-10.2Or0-8.7
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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