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Northwest Africa 12617
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12617
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12617
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Niger
Mass:help 250 g
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Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 169 approved meteorites classified as L~6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 7 May 2019
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State/Prov/County:Agadez
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Agadez
Date:P Apr 2019
Mass (g):250
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:5.07
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):23.7
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Comments:fragment with about 30% fusion crust; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 18, Moscow (1960)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Niger
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 47 approved meteorites from Agadez, Niger
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Niger (plus 4 unapproved names)

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