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Northwest Africa 4723
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4723
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4723
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 666 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 101:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:Jan-2006
Mass (g):2200
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.52-25.11
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.95-21.81 (13.57 ± 4.76)
Magnetic suscept.:4.4
Type spec mass (g):99.3
Comments:One big single stone with ~70% crust; estimated subtype 3.8
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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