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Northwest Africa 12556
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12556
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12556
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 23.5 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 31 Mar 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Place of purchase:Verona, italy
Date:P May 2014
Mass (g):23.52
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):28.7 (n=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.7 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Magnetic suscept.:3.37
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, L. Krämer Ruggiu, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):5.6
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Lucian Cojocaru
Comments:Work name LC02; Crusted stone. Cut surface reveals gray interior.; 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   
Geography: 
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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