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Northwest Africa 3342
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3342
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3342
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1250 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  H/L4
Recommended:  H/L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 15 approved meteorites classified as H/L4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), H/L chondrites, H/L chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Revised 11 Sep 2006: Update classification
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 198:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:1998
Mass (g):1250
Pieces:1
Class:H/L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17-28
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.2-19.9
Classifier:C. Fukuda
Type spec mass (g):31.4
Type spec location:Shim
Institutions
   and collections
Shim: Department of Geoscience, Shimane University, 1060 Nishikawatsucho, Matsue Shimane 690-8504, Japan (institutional address; updated 3 Mar 2011)
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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 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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