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Northwest Africa 803
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 803
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 803
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 6.87 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10989 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 16 Nov 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:P 28 Apr 2001
Mass (g):6870
Pieces:3
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.3
Classifier:Alan Rubin
Type spec mass (g):45.11
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:MFarmer
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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