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Northwest Africa 2531
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2531
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2531
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 210 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 316:
Place of purchase:Hamburg
Date:P Dec 2003
Mass (g):210
Pieces:2
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):30.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):25
Classifier:A. Bischoff, A. Sokol, M. Niemeier, Mün
Type spec mass (g):22
Main mass:JNMC
Comments:sv, ringw; partly S6. This may be the second LL-chondrite having ringwoodite. The first one was NWA 757 (Bischoff, A. Lunar Planet. Sci. XXXI, #1264, 2002). These two samples may be paired
Institutions
   and collections
JNMC: jnmczurich, P.O. Box 208, CH-8155 Niederhasli, Switzerland; Website (private address; updated 4 Feb 2014)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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