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Northwest Africa 7856
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7856
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7856
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 517 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2752 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 May 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):517
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.8
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):28.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mirko Graul
Comments:brecciated; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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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 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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