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Northwest Africa 879
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 879
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 879
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 80 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3167 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 28 Mar 2007
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 7:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2001
Mass (g):80
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):26.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi and G. Pratesi, MSP
Type spec mass (g):16.4
Type spec location:MSP
Main mass:MChin
Institutions
   and collections
MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
MChin: Matteo Chinellato, Via Triestina, 126/A-30030 Tessera, Venezia, Italy; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8138 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1941 unapproved names)

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