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Northwest Africa 4782
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4782
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4782
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1500 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  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)
Comments: Approved 12 Feb 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 55:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:Oct-06
Mass (g):1500
Pieces:3
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):9.4-28.9 (21.6+6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.8-26.9 (16.1+5.2)
Magnetic suscept.:4.54
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):33.7
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Ahabibi
Comments:Melt pockets; estimated subtype: >3.5
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
AHabibi: Palms Hotel Club, Erfoud 52200, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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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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