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Northwest Africa 4841
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4841
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4841
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1000 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3117 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [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 126:
Place of purchase:Midelt, Morocco
Date:May-2005
Mass (g):1000
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):28.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:P. Sipiera, PSF
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:Shock breccia
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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Michael S. Scherman   
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The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites   
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6730 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2025 unapproved names)

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