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Northwest Africa 4201
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4201
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4201
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 95 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  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 28 Mar 2007
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 217:
Place of purchase:Hamburg, Germany
Date:2005 Dec 9
Mass (g):95
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.5 ± 1.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6 ± 5
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):18
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Private collector
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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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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