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Northwest Africa 832
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 832
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 832
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.45 kg
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 1613 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 41:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P Feb 2001
Mass (g):3450
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.58 (n=49)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.96 (n=41)
Classifier:P. Sipiera (Harper)
Type spec mass (g):360
Type spec location:120 g, PSF and 240 g, NHM
Main mass:Fernlea
Comments:regolith breccia
Institutions
   and collections
NHM: Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 2011)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Fernlea: Rob Elliott, Fernlea Meteorites, Milton of Balgonie, Fife. KY7 6PY, Scotland, United Kingdom; Website (private address)
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Shinishi Kato   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6916 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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