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Northwest Africa 4649
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4649
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4649
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2700 approved meteorites classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Jul 2007
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 2
  Line 117:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2006
Mass (g):3200
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):28.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):24
Classifier:Pickard, Williams and McKinnon
Type spec mass (g):35
Type spec location:AMAS
Main mass:Bessey
Institutions
   and collections
AMAS: Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
Bessey: Dean Bessey ,P.O. Box 40810, Glenfield, Auckland 1310 , New Zealand; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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Dean Bessey   
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jean bernard Delbauve   
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6407 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2023 unapproved names)

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