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Northwest Africa 2621
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2621
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2621
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.64 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1559 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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 339:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2004
Mass (g):4639
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9
Classifier:Ted Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):17
Type spec location:NAU
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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David L. Ribeca   
Gerald Armstrong   
John A. Shea   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6528 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2021 unapproved names)

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