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Northwest Africa 4216
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4216
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4216
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1990 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  LL<3.3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 343 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 6 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 176:
Place of purchase:J'diriya, W. Sahara
Date:2005
Mass (g):1990
Pieces:1
Class:LL<3.3
Fayalite (mol%):12.2 ± 8.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.01 ± 5.1
Wollastonite (mol%):0.41 ± 0.32
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Morgan
Comments:A single, completely fusion crusted stone was purchased in J'diriya
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7354 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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