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Northwest Africa 3348
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3348
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3348
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 654 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6374 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 201:
Place of purchase:Dortmund
Date:Oct 2000
Mass (g):654
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22
Ferrosilite (mol%):20
Classifier:Niemeier, Jording, and A. Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:Mun
Institutions
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Mun: 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. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Mark Crawford   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6709 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2022 unapproved names)

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