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Northwest Africa 3336
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3336
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3336
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 320 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1943 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 163:
Place of purchase:Rissani, Morocco
Date:Before 2005
Mass (g):320
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8
Classifier:T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:DuPont
Main mass:Fabien Kuntz
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
DuPont: James M. DuPont Meteorite Collection, Deposited at FMNH in 2008., United States (private address; updated 1 Jun 2012)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Fabien Kuntz         
Franco Vignato Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Gerald Armstrong Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Jean-Michel Masson Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Jim K Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Michael S. Scherman Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Piotr gural100 Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Robert Zdancewicz Photo added 19 Apr 2022
The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Woreczko Jan & Wadi Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1852 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 24 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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