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Northwest Africa 2122
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2122
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2122
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1020 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6309 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)
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 12:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2002
Mass (g):1020
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.1
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):22.9
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:AHupé
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
AHupé: Adam C. Hupé, 2807 China Cove, Laughlin, NV 89029, United States; Website (private address; updated 29 Jun 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2021 unapproved names)

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