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Northwest Africa 7596
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7596
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7596
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 255 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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 26 Feb 2013
Data from:
  MB102
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2003
Mass (g):255.1
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):24.9-25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7-21.1; 8.0-8.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8-1.4; 44.1-43.9
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:P. Mani
Comments:PCM12-26; Mostly recrystallized with rare chondrules and relatively low content of altered metal.; 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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, 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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