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Northwest Africa 4842
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4842
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4842
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 303 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 127:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:Apr-2006
Mass (g):2700
Pieces:4
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):7.9-44.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.4-24.8
Classifier:P. Sipiera, PSF
Type spec mass (g):29.5
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 6592 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2020 unapproved names)

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