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Northwest Africa 048
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 048
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 048
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 851 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2790 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)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 16:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Mass (g):851
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Fayalite (mol%):26.5
Classifier:J. Barrat (UAng)
Type spec location:ENSL
Main mass:Fectay
Institutions
   and collections
ENSL: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Laboratoire de Sciences de la Terre, 46 allée d'Italie 69364 Lyon Cedex, France (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
Fectay: Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut, La Memoire de la Terre SARL, 39800 Aumont, France; Website (private address)
UAng: Université d'Angers, Faculté des Sciences, 2 bd Lavoisier, 49045 Angers Cedex, France (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7308 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1977 unapproved names)

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