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Northwest Africa 7057
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7057
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7057
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 157.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11277 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Jan 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2005
Mass (g):157.9
Pieces:3
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):26 (by X-ray diffraction, ±1 mol% Fa)
Classifier:I. Nicklin, ROM
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:ROM
Main mass:DGregory
Comments:Submitted by I. Nicklin
Institutions
   and collections
ROM: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
DGregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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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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