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Northwest Africa 8144
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8144
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8144
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1993
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 148.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1646 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Nov 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Anaheim, CA
Date:P 1993 summer
Mass (g):148.89
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.5±0.3 (n=11)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9±0.3 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.2 (n=7)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):28.08
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:with owner: David Burton, Burton's Gems and Opals, Anaheim
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
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)
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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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