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Northwest Africa 8587
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8587
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8587
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1264 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11485 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 17 Oct 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):1264
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.9-25.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0-21.6; 8.1-8.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2-1.3; 46.6-44.1
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):22.3
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:T. Theodossiou
Comments:TT14-1; Sparse chondrules are present in a recrystallized matrix. Chocolate-brown staining is prevalent.; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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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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Aeroliths Collection Theodossiou      
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7579 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1969 unapproved names)

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