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Northwest Africa 16299
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 16299
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 16299
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2023
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 541 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 112  (2023)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12780 approved meteorites (plus 11 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 18 Nov 2023
Data from:
  MB112
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Boudjour
Date:2023 May
Mass (g):541
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:4.64
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):32.68
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jeremy BASSEMON
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name JB76; submitted by Jerome Gattacceca
Institutions
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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 10 Jun 2023)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 112, in preparation (2023)
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Krzysztof Turczanski      
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Boudjour, Morocco
     This is 1 of 2082 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 31 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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