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Northwest Africa 4292
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4292
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4292
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 12 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10720 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Jul 2007
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 2
  Line 22:
Place of purchase:Denver, Colorado, USA
Date:Sep-2005
Mass (g):12000
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1-25.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:AHupé
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
AHupé: Adam C. Hupé, 2807 China Cove, Laughlin, NV 89029, United States; Website (private address; updated 29 Jun 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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José Carlos de Medeiros Júnior   
MeteoriteCollector.org - FCOM - Russ Finney   
Michael S. Scherman   
michael sheen   
Robert Zdancewicz   
The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites      
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6588 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2020 unapproved names)

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