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Northwest Africa 8028
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8028
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8028
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.15 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11584 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 24 Sep 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Western Sahara
Date:P Autumn 2003
Mass (g):4149
Pieces:3
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1±0.6 (n=14)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5±1.0 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:R. Greenwood, OU
Type spec mass (g):34.4
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 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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