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Northwest Africa 1166
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1166
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1166
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 240 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L-melt rock 
Recommended:  L-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 35 approved meteorites classified as L-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 May 2012
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Northwest Africa 1166 (NWA 1166)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2001

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L, melt rock)

Petrography: Specimen is black with no fragments discernible. Microscopy reveals L6-type chondrules set in a recrystallized ground mass with abundant metal and sulfide droplets.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1160:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2001
Mass (g):240
Pieces:1
Class:L-melt rock
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):25.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:H. Stehlik
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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