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Northwest Africa 2827
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2827
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2827
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1000 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 403 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB113
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec location:NAU* type specimen now at YPMNH. 21.3 g including one polished thin section at YPMNH; remainder with owner.
Comments:Work name 686
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 114:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):1000
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):27.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.4
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):21.3
Type spec location:NAU*
Institutions
   and collections
NAU*: Collection discontinued. Specimens redistributed as shown in individual meteorite records, United States (institutional address; updated 24 Jun 2024)
YPMNH: Yale University Peabody Museum of Natural History P.O. Box 208118 New Haven, CT 06520-8118 , United States; Website (institutional address; updated 30 Aug 2014)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 113, in preparation (2024)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9790 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1854 unapproved names)

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