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Northwest Africa 4424
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4424
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4424
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 756 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3159 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Jul 2007
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 2
  Line 70:
Place of purchase:Bir Ganduz area, Western Sahara
Date:2006
Latitude:~21°36'N
Longitude:~16°30'W
Mass (g):756
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25.46±0.31
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.65±0.33
Magnetic suscept.:4.19
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):23.63
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:PThomas
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
PThomas: Philippe Thomas, Meteoritica, La Chave, 07690 St André en Vivarais, France (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (21° 36'N, 16° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Rio de Oro, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 19 unapproved names)
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