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Northwest Africa 3191
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3191
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3191
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 263 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3148 approved meteorites 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 23 Aug 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Dean Bessey
Date:P Jan 2003
Mass (g):263.09
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):28.6±0.1
Classifier:Alan Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):23.4
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Utas Collection
Comments:Submitted by Jason Utas
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. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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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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