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Northwest Africa 306
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 306
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 306
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 182 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 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:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 11:
Origin or pseudonym:Algeria
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P Dec 2000
Mass (g):182
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.41
Classifier:S. V. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):33.4
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bessey
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bessey: Dean Bessey ,P.O. Box 40810, Glenfield, Auckland 1310 , New Zealand; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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