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Northwest Africa 8024
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8024
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8024
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.74 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1730 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 24 Sep 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Western Sahara
Date:P Autumn 2003
Mass (g):4737
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):26.6±0.3 (n=17)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.3±1.6 (n=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5
Classifier:R. Greenwood, OU
Type spec mass (g):82.0
Type spec location:OU
Main mass:Michel Franco
Comments:Submitted by Richard Greenwood
Institutions
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OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 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 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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