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Northwest Africa 2215
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2215
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2215
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 289 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11584 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 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 74:
Place of purchase:Denver, Colorado
Mass (g):289
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.4 ± 0.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:ROM
Comments:Low-Ca pyx
Institutions
   and collections
ROM: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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