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Northwest Africa 12664
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12664
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12664
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 628 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 108  (2020)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7227 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 29 May 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 12664 (NWA 12664)

Morocco

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: the meteorite was purchased in Tucsony by Mt. S. V. Petukhov in February 2017 from Alexander Müller in the Mineral Shope in Dietingen

Classification: ordinary chondrite L5, S3, W3

Specimens: 1 thin section and four pieces of meteorite (88.6 g +23.5 g +10.2 g +2.7 g), 124.5 g in total and a thin section are located at Vernad; the main mass is located at the Museum of the History of the Universe (Dedovsk, Moscow region, Russia)

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):628
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.6±0.20
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5±0.40
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.1
Classifier:M. A. Ivanova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):124.5
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. S. V. Petukhov
Comments:Submitted by M. A. Ivanova
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108 (2020) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 55, 1146-1150
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1680 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 25 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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