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Northwest Africa 7392
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7392
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7392
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 365 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 7392 (NWA 7392)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2002

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Petrography: Purchased by Philip Mani from Greg Hupé. Sparse chondrules and relatively low content of altered metal. Olivine (Fa24.8-25.2), orthopyroxene (Fs20.0±0.0Wo1.4-1.6). Ordinary chondrite (L6).

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Florida
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):365
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):24.8-25.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.0±0.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4-1.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):34.9
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:P. Mani
Comments:PCM12-5; 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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