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Northwest Africa 2883
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2883
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2883
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 145 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6499 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 389:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Er-Rachida
Date:Dec 2004
Mass (g):145
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.3±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.4±1.5
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Main mass:F. Kuntz and F.-X. Flotterer
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)
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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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