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Northwest Africa 4769
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4769
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4769
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 332 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  LL3
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 12 Feb 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 49:
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:May-07
Mass (g):332
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):0.5-32.9 (20.4±12.1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.1-27 (15.2±8.1)
Magnetic suscept.:4.1
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):23.4
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:PThomas
Comments:Estimated subtype: >3.5
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
PThomas: Philippe Thomas, Meteoritica, La Chave, 07690 St André en Vivarais, France (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1015 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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