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Northwest Africa 12478
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12478
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12478
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 19.7 g
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Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3132 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 4 Feb 2019
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Northwest Africa 12478 (NWA 12478)

Morocco, (Northwest Africa)

Find: 2017 Mar

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL5)

Physical characteristics: Crusted stone. Cut surface reveals light-gray interior with clasts and visible chondrules

Petrography: Type 5 ordinary chondrite with sub-rounded highly recrystallized (type 6) clasts up to 250 μm in size.

Data from:
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State/Prov/County:Morocco
Place of purchase:Verona, italy
Date:2017 Mar
Mass (g):19.7
Pieces:6
Class:LL5
Wollastonite (mol%):W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.02
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, L. Krämer Ruggiu, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):4.2
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Lucian Cojocaru
Comments:work name LC08; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Lucian Cojocaru   
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Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Morocco, (Northwest Africa)
     This is 1 of 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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