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Northwest Africa 3318
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3318
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3318
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 764 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3121 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 169:
Place of purchase:NWA
Date:November 2005
Mass (g):764
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):28.1-29.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.5-23.3
Magnetic suscept.:4.34
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):22.3
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:GiPo
Comments:Breccia
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)
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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 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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