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Northwest Africa 1855
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1855
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1855
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 282 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  LL3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 335 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 35:
Origin or pseudonym:Eastern Morocco
Date:2002
Mass (g):282
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.5±12.9
Classifier:A. Rubin,
Type spec mass (g):35.8
Type spec location:UCLA
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1460 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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