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Northwest Africa 4840
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4840
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4840
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.45 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10922 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 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 125:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):3450
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:P. Sipiera, PSF
Type spec mass (g):686
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Kuntz
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; 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 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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