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Northwest Africa 12405
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12405
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12405
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1120 g
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Recommended:  LL5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 59 approved meteorites classified as LL5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Jan 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2018
Mass (g):1120
Pieces:1
Class:LL5-6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.3±0.3 (n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.3±0.6 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±0.1 (n=12)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:Brecciated OC with up to 1 cm sized LL5 type clasts (plag grain size ~40 um) set in an LL6 host (plag grain size about 80 um).; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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