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Northwest Africa 12376
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12376
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12376
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 654 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 108  (2020)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11692 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 1 Jan 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim
Date:P June 2014
Mass (g):654
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.9±0.6 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8±0.8 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.2 (n=4)
Classifier:R. Greenwood, OU
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Type spec location:OU
Main mass:Graham Ensor
Finder:Unknown
Comments:Contains large shock melt veins; submitted by Richard Greenwood
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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. 108 (2020) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 55, 1146-1150
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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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