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Northwest Africa 4851
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4851
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4851
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 6.29 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 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 135:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:17-Sep-2011
Mass (g):6293
Pieces:50
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Gregory
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)
Gregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (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 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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