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Northwest Africa 12988
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12988
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12988
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 406 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 108  (2020)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8290 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 30 Nov 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2017 Oct
Mass (g):406
Pieces:3
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.68
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22.5
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Lucian Cojocaru
Comments:work name LC10. Crusted stone. Cut surface reveals dark-gray interior, with abundant fresh metal.; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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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. 108 (2020) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 55, 1146-1150
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 23 approved meteorites from Morocco, (Northwest Africa)
     This is 1 of 8495 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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