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Northwest Africa 7073
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7073
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7073
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1575 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10989 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 1 Apr 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1602:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):1575
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:M. Graul
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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