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Northwest Africa 4848
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4848
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4848
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6526 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 132:
Place of purchase:St. Marie, France
Date:2-Apr-2010
Mass (g):2900
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:P. Sipiera, PSF
Type spec mass (g):69
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 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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