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Northwest Africa 2170
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2170
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2170
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 480 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2817 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 112:
Origin or pseudonym:Erfoud
Date:May 2003
Mass (g):480.3
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.6
Classifier:H.Chennaoui Aoudjehane, UHAC, M. Denise, MNHNP, A. Jambon, UPVI
Type spec mass (g):24.2
Type spec location:UHAC
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
UPVI: Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI),Case 110, 4 Place Jussieu, 75005 Paris, France (institutional address; updated 5 Oct 2014)
UHAC: Universite Hassan II Casablanca, Faculte des Sciences Ain Chock, Departement de Géologie, BP 5366 Maârif, Casablanca, Morocco (institutional address; updated 9 Jan 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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