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Northwest Africa 1163
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1163
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1163
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 280 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12058 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 8 Aug 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 1999
Mass (g):280
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):29.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:plagioclase grain size about 70 µm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8402 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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