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Northwest Africa 8146
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8146
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8146
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1993
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 111.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11278 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 18 Nov 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Anaheim, CA
Date:P 1993 summer
Mass (g):111.32
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):24.2±0.3 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6±0.2 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.2 (n=7)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):22.22
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:with owner: David Burton, Burton's Gems and Opals, Anaheim
Comments:contains diopside Fs8.4Wo44.6; 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 1466 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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