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Northwest Africa 2723
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2723
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2723
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 169 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  L-Imc
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 3 Feb 2006
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 65:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):169
Pieces:1
Class:L-Imc
Shock stage:S5-6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.5-24.8
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Quench olv = Fa24.7–26.9
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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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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