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Northwest Africa 7859
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7859
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7859
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 853 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 27 May 2013
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):853
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.7±9.7 (1.2-28.7, n=29)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.4±7 (1.7-21.7, n=31)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):25.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mirko Graul
Comments:mean chondrule diameter is about 0.7 mm; low metal content; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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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 7269 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1987 unapproved names)

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