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Northwest Africa 4727
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4727
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4727
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 605 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10924 approved meteorites (plus 6 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 132:
Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:Mar-2006
Mass (g):605
Class:L6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.98±0.24
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.71±0.75
Magnetic suscept.:4.44
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):57
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Giessler
Comments:Mostly individuals, some fragments; dark-light breccia; melt-filled veins
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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