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Northwest Africa 8573
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8573
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8573
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 596 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3148 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 8 Oct 2014
Data from:
  MB103
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P May 2014
Mass (g):596.38
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):29.1±0.2 (n=14)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.7±0.2 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±0.1
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):34.56
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Sean Tutorow
Comments:Field number - G572. Purchased by Brahim Tahiri from a Moroccan hunter in Erfoud, Morocco and sent to his partner Sean Tutorow for classification.; submitted by Sean Tutorow
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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. 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 1466 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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