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Northwest Africa 8237
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8237
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8237
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 25 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  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 22 Feb 2015
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):25
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.7±12.6 (0.7-45.8, n=55)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.4±8.9 (1.7-31.9, n=41)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.6 (0.4-3.5)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):5.3
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:Abundant large chondrules; mean chondrule diameter is about 0.9 mm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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