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Northwest Africa 3303
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3303
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3303
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 85.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 709 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 156:
Place of purchase:NWA
Date:February 2006
Mass (g):85.1
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Fayalite (mol%):1.1-32.8 av. 22.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):3.1-24.7 av. 15.0
Magnetic suscept.:4.14
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Made, Kiel; O-isotopes: I. A. Franchi and R. C. Greenwood, OU
Type spec mass (g):17.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:HSSH
Comments:Kamacite Co 0.5-3.1 wt%; d17O = 3.74, d18O = 5.29
Plots: O isotopes:  
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
HSSH: Hanno Strufe, Langenbergstr. 32, 66954 Pirmasens, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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