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Northeast Africa 004
Basic information Name: Northeast Africa 004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NEA 004
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Libya
Mass:help 2.01 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10989 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 16 Jun 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2004
Mass (g):2005
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:Giorgio and Lina Tomerelli; no recorded GPS data
Comments:plagioclase grain size about 80 µm; contains shock veins; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)

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