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Northwest Africa 7106
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7106
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7106
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 115 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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 31 May 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1634:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):115
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.8±12 (5.3-37.8, n=23)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.7±2.6 (9.5-19.9, n=26)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:C. Giessler
Comments:Chondrule diameter (mean about 0.6), chondrule/matrix ratio, and low metal content argue for L.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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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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