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Northwest Africa 4756
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4756
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4756
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2853 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) 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 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 107:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2006
Mass (g):2000
Pieces:Many
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):29.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.5 ± 0.5
Classifier:R. Pickard, P. Williams and M. Clissold, BORF
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:AMusS
Main mass:Bessey and Pickard
Comments:Large troilite inclusions up to 7 mm
Institutions
   and collections
AMusS: 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)
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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 8495 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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