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Northwest Africa 265
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 265
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 265
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1334 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11997 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Revised 12 Jul 2007: Deleted incorrect coords from MB85
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 119:
Origin or pseudonym:Tagmart
Place of purchase:Tagounite
Date:1999?
Latitude:35°55'N
Longitude:11°35'W
Mass (g):1334
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.01
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5
Classifier:P. Sipiera (Harper)
Type spec mass (g):51.5
Main mass:anonymous finder
Institutions
   and collections
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 55'N, 11° 35'W)
     Recommended::   Unknown

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8136 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1942 unapproved names)

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