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Northwest Africa 7143
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7143
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7143
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 580 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2749 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Jan 2013
Data from:
  MB102
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Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2011
Mass (g):580
Pieces:Many
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.8
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Aaronson
Comments:Recrystallized with shock veins.; submitted by Wittke
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Aaronson: Sahara Overland Ltd., Harhora, Temara, 12000, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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