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Northwest Africa 7486
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7486
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7486
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1630 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1913 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 Oct 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Quartzite, Arizona
Date:P Jan 2009
Mass (g):1630
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):22.9±1.9 (n=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.2 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4 (n=4)
Classifier:Alan Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):278.6
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:SECC
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
SECC: Science Education Center of California, 3001 Chapel Hill Road, Orange, CA 92867, United States (institutional address; updated 5 Oct 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 8138 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1941 unapproved names)

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