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Northwest Africa 3345
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3345
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3345
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.1 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L3-6
Recommended:  L3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 23 Apr 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 3345 (NWA 3345)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2003

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3-6)

Physical characteristics: Shock veins, breccia; only few unequilibrated components.

Classification: Compositions: Olivine Fa23.5±1.2 (N = 10) and pyroxene Fs18±4.5 (N = 13). The olivine composition of the unequilibrated, type 3 portions, analyzed separately, is Fa17±5 (range: Fa12-27; N = 10).

Specimens: Ordinary chondrite breccia L3-6, containing fragments of various petrologic types.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:P 2003
Mass (g):2100
Pieces:1
Class:L3-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1-2
Fayalite (mol%):23.5±1.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):18±4.5
Classifier:Bischoff A., Sokol A., Niemeier M., IfP
Type spec mass (g):48
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anonymous
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Bischoff A.
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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