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Northwest Africa 12994
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12994
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12994
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 202 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 108  (2020)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11584 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 21 Nov 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2016
Mass (g):202
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.9±0.6 (N=48)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.9±0.5 (N=39)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9±1.2
Classifier:N. V. Almeida, NHM
Type spec mass (g):23.68
Type spec location:NHM
Main mass:Jasper Spencer
Comments:Chondrules are discernable but poorly delineated. Feldspar grains mostly > 50 µm. Some minor oxide veining and rims around metal grains.; submitted by N. V. Almeida
Institutions
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NHM: Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom; Website (institutional address; updated 9 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 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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