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Northwest Africa 8090
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8090
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8090
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 22 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  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 8 Jan 2015
Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2013 July
Mass (g):22
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.1±12.3 (0.6-40.4, n=41)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9±9.3 (1.4-24.9, n=33)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):5.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Consists of sharply defined chondrules with mean diameter of about 0.6 mm; low abundance of FeNi metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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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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