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Northwest Africa 4910
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4910
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4910
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.1 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  LL3.1
Recommended:  LL3.1    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites classified as LL3.1.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: aka Begaa
Approved 8 Jul 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 9:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Date:Dec-99
Mass (g):2100
Pieces:5
Class:LL3.1
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):0.6-36.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.0-21.4
Wollastonite (mol%):0.1-4.7
Classifier:M. Hutson and A. Ruzicka, Cascadia
Type spec mass (g):35.25
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:Fectay
Comments:Also known as Begaa; main mass holder and number of pieces corrected in MB97
Institutions
   and collections
Cascadia: Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, Portland State University, Department of Geology, Room 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
Fectay: Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut, La Memoire de la Terre SARL, 39800 Aumont, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6636 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2038 unapproved names)

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