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Northwest Africa 2874
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2874
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2874
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1800 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  LL6-3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3.8-6
Recommended:  LL3.8-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites classified as LL3.8-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 380:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Er-Rachida
Date:Dec 2004
Mass (g):1800
Pieces:6
Class:LL6-3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):27.0±0.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):7.3-22.8
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20.37
Main mass:F. Kuntz and F.-X. Flotterer
Comments:br, small angular clasts separated by melted veins; in type 3 part, opx is zoned; estimated subtype 3.8
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1370 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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