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Northwest Africa 717
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 717
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 717
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 105 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  EL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 116 approved meteorites classified as EL6.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 1:
Place of purchase:Tucson, AZ, USA
Mass (g):105
Pieces:1
Class:EL6
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.52
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Gregory
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)
Gregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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