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Northwest Africa 2237
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2237
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2237
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  LL4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 347 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [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 164:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Ste Marie aux Mines, France
Date:P Jun 2001
Mass (g):2300
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):26.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.4
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP. Magnetic measurements by P. Rochette, CEREGE, Marseille
Type spec mass (g):47.7
Type spec location:MNHN
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
MNHN: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Edward Krikorian   
Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6588 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2020 unapproved names)

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