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Northwest Africa 1233
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1233
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1233
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 146 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.7
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L3.7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.7
Recommended:  L3.7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3.7.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 148:
Date:2000
Mass (g):146
Pieces:1
Class:L3.7
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.8 (10.9-36.9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.75-26.9
Classifier:D. Badyukuv (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:Pernad
Main mass:unknown
Comments:PMD 23.6%
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8037 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1947 unapproved names)

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