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Northwest Africa 2163
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2163
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2163
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 289 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3159 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) 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 28 Mar 2007
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 67:
Place of purchase:Elnif, Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):289
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):26.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.9
Classifier:H. Chennaoui Aoudjehane, FSAC; M. Denise, MNHNP, A. Jambon, UPVI
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:FASC
Main mass:L. Baidder
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
FSAC: Universite Hassan II Casablanca, Faculte des Sciences Ain Chock, Departement de Géologie, BP 5366 Maârif, Casablanca, Morocco (institutional address; updated 9 Jan 2013)
UPVI: Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI),Case 110, 4 Place Jussieu, 75005 Paris, France (institutional address; updated 5 Oct 2014)
FASC: Universite Hassan II Casablanca, Faculte des Sciences Ain Chock, Departement de Géologie, BP 5366 Maârif, Casablanca, Morocco (institutional address; updated 9 Jan 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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