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Northwest Africa 7389
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7389
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7389
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 375 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11692 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 28 Sep 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Northwest Africa 7389 (NWA 7389)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2008

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Petrography: Purchased by Philip Mani from Greg Hupé. Rare chondrules and relatively low content of altered metal. Olivine (Fa24.6-25.0), orthopyroxene (Fs20.4-20.8Wo1.7-1.4), clinopyroxene (Fs6.5-8.0Wo45.9-44.2). Ordinary chondrite (L6).

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Florida
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):375
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.7-23.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.7-20.6
Wollastonite (mol%):2.8-1.9
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):61.3
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:P. Mani
Comments:PCM12-2; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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