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Northwest Africa 2820
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2820
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2820
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 200 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  LL<3.5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3.5
Recommended:  LL<3.5    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as LL<3.5.
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 377:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:2003
Mass (g):200
Pieces:1
Class:LL<3.5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.81±14.2 (62.4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4±9.8 (48.1)
Classifier:J. Schlüter, Ham
Type spec mass (g):19.8
Main mass:H. Burkard, Bonn and I. Herkstroeter, Hamburg
Institutions
   and collections
Burkard: Horst Burkard, Bonn, Germany (private address)
Ham: Mineralogisches Museum, Universität of Hamburg, Grindelallee 48, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 22 Feb 2013)
Herkstroeter: Ingo Herkstroeter, Hamburg, Germany (private address)
Catalogs:
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 1466 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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