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Northwest Africa 8477
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8477
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8477
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 793 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  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 26 Jun 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Beni-Tajjite
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2013 Mar
Mass (g):793
Pieces:14
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.84
Classifier:C. Cournède and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):23.6
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:P. Thomas
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
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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. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Beni-Tajjite, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1459 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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