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Northwest Africa 3231
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3231
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3231
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 231 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1728 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 85:
Place of purchase:NWA
Date:June 2006
Mass (g):231
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W1-2
Magnetic suscept.:4.91
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Gehler
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Gehler: A. Gehler, D-37075 Göttingen, Germany , Germany (private address; updated 10 Jun 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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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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