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Northwest Africa 15195
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 15195
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 15195
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 5.52 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 422 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 19 Aug 2022
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 15195 (NWA 15195)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: September, 2021

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Temara, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Light grayish fragment without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with well-defined, mostly rounded packed chondrules (mean diameter about 0.9 mm) in a fine-grained light brownish matrix that contains sulfides and rare FeNi metal.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Temara, Morocco
Date:P September, 2021
Mass (g):5523
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):12.2±10.5 (0.6-33.5, n=20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.8±8.0 (2.5-37.3, n=20)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.8 (0.3-3.2, n=20)
Magnetic suscept.:4.25
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):28.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Said Yousfi
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8636 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1884 unapproved names)

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