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Northwest Africa 7844
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7844
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7844
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 32 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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 29 May 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):32
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):20.3±10.3 (0.9-29.3, n=23)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.9±7.2 (2.3-23.6, n=38)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):6.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomasz Jakubowski
Comments:Mean chondrule diameter is about 0.4 mm; metal is strongly weathered.; 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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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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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