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Northwest Africa 7661
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7661
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7661
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 100 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6696 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Jan 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2011
Mass (g):100
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):26
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by C.A. Lorenz
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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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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