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Northwest Africa 8069
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8069
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8069
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.77 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 712 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 6 Jan 2015
Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:St.Marie aux Mines, France
Date:P 2012 Jun 30
Mass (g):3770
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):24.7±9.4 (1-25.7, n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.8±6.9 (4.8-25 n=28)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):28.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:The grayish appearing meteorite contains abundant, clearly defined chondrules with a mean diameter of about 0.6 mm and has a 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. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7483 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1994 unapproved names)

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