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Northwest Africa 7688
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7688
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7688
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 232 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 341 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 1 Mar 2013
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):232
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):27.9±5.8 (10.4-29.2, n=22)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23±6.9 (5-23.3, n=27)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mirko Graul
Comments:Chondrule diameter about 0.9 mm; low metal content.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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