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Northwest Africa 904
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 904
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 904
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 26.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6697 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:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 29:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:P Jun 2001
Mass (g):26399
Pieces:50
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.9±0.4
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):21
Main mass:Gessler
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Gessler: Nicholas Gessler, 2010 Calgary Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90077, United States (private address; updated 7 Jul 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7271 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1984 unapproved names)

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