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Northwest Africa 7480
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7480
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7480
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 58 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7217 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 4 Oct 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:ebay
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):58
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.9±0.5 (n=9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):15.58
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Kevin Kessell
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Kessell: Kevin Kessell, 785 Railroad Bed Pike, Summertown, TN 38483, United States (private address; updated 20 Oct 2010)
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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 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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