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Northwest Africa 4802
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4802
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4802
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 11.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11997 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 7 May 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 24:
Place of purchase:e-bay
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):11.3
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):2.33
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Kkessel
Finder:KKessell
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
KKessel: Mr. Kevin Kessel, Meteorite Plus, 785 Railroad Bed Pike, Summertown, TN 3843, United States (private address; updated 24 May 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8138 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1941 unapproved names)

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