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Northwest Africa 2137
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2137
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2137
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 6.17 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  LL3.7
Recommended:  LL3.7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 29 approved meteorites classified as LL3.7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 14:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):6174
Pieces:1
Class:LL3.7
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.5 ± 5.7
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):24.6
Type spec location:NAU
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Anthony James   
Jay Piatek   
Mike Smith   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6741 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2032 unapproved names)

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