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Northwest Africa 2521
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2521
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2521
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 47.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H/L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H/L3.7
Recommended:  H/L3.7    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as H/L3.7.
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), H/L chondrites, H/L chondrites (type 3), L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 309:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:1 Sep 2004
Mass (g):47.83
Pieces:11
Class:H/L3
Shock stage:S3/4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):0.7-37.9 (18.2±7.3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.4-33.2 (14.3±6.1)
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):9.6
Main mass:Thomas
Comments:zoned ol, px; melt pockets, est. subtype 3.7
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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