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Northwest Africa 4763
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4763
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4763
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 423 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  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 4 Sep 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):422.7
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.0±9.8 (0.7-31.3, n=30)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.2±7.5 (1.7-24.5, n=23)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.2±3.0 (0.2-4.7, n=23)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24.3
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Chondrule mean diameter about 0.6 mm.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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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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