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Northwest Africa 12582
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12582
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12582
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 211 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 361 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 7 May 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 12582 (NWA 12582)

Morocco

Purchased: 2019 Jan

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with well-delineated packed chondrules. Opaques are metal and sulfides.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa27.4±1.5, PMD 4.1%, Cr2O3 0.02 wt% (n=5). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs17.3±4.5Wo1.3±1.2, Fs PMD 24% (n=7).

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora (Morocco)
Date:P 2019 Jan
Mass (g):211.2
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):27.4±1.5 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.3±4.5 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±1.2
Magnetic suscept.:3.64
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22.00
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Fabien Kuntz
Comments:work name K392; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1417 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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