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Northwest Africa 7897
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7897
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7897
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 66.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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 23 May 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud (Morocco)
Date:P 2012 Aug 19
Mass (g):66.7
Pieces:21
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):28.7±0.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.2±0.3
Wollastonite (mol%):3.7±0.4
Magnetic suscept.:3.68
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):13.6
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:P. Thomas
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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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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