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Northwest Africa 427
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 427
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 427
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.12 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  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)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 7:
Origin or pseudonym:Algeria
Date:P 2001
Mass (g):4120
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.8±0.2
Classifier:J. Wasson, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):139
Main mass:Cilz
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Cilz: Marlin Cilz, Montana Meteorite Lab, Box 1063, Malta, MT 59538, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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