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Northwest Africa 4160
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4160
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4160
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 581 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 361 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 201:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:Before 2002
Mass (g):581
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):28.26
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.53
Classifier:P. Sipiera, PSF
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:DuPont
Main mass:DuPont
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
DuPont: James M. DuPont Meteorite Collection, Deposited at FMNH in 2008., United States (private address; updated 1 Jun 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1407 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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