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Northwest Africa 2406
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2406
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2406
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 2.43 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 320 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 27 May 2015
Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):2428
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):12.5±9.7 (n=21)
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.7±7.7 (n=14)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±1.6 (n=14)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):38
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Nicholas Gessler
Comments:Irregular, 90% fusion crusted, avg chondrule size = ~600 µm. Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine = 0.13±0.11 (n=16). Possible type 3.2 or higher.; submitted by Nicholas Gessler
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Gessler: Nicholas Gessler, 2010 Calgary Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90077, United States (private address; updated 7 Jul 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1402 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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