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Northwest Africa 7233
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7233
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7233
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 93 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L5-melt breccia
Recommended:  L5-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites classified as L5-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Dec 2013
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):93
Pieces:1
Class:L5-melt breccia
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):18.9
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Stefan Ralew
Comments:The meteorite is a melt breccia with abundant recrystallized formerly melted regions and few unmelted chondritic portions of L5 type.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstra├če 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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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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