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Northwest Africa 7408
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7408
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7408
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 89.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2788 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Purchased from Ali Oulmaleh
Date:P Dec 2010
Mass (g):89.7
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):27.7±0.3 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3 (n=5)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):19
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Utas
Finder:anonymous
Comments:A single fusion crusted (~40%) fragment was recovered.; submitted by JUtas
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)
JUtas: Jason Utas, United States (private address; updated 8 Jun 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1481 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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