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Northwest Africa 2239
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2239
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2239
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 100 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L3-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3-6
Recommended:  L3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 166:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Ste Marie aux Mines, France
Date:P Jun 2002
Mass (g):>100000
Pieces:many
Class:L3-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.0-29.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6-22.9
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP. Magnetic measurements by P. Rochette, CEREGE, Marseille
Type spec mass (g):50.5
Type spec location:MNHN
Comments:br, (magnetite-rich carbonaceous inclusion with small chondrules.
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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