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Northwest Africa 2282
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2282
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2282
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Mauritania
Mass:help 155 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11338 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 165:
Origin or pseudonym:Mauretania
Date:2003
Mass (g):155
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):22.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.3
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.1
Main mass:Peter Marmet, Bern, Switzerland
Comments:partly melt rock
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Bern: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Mauritania
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 127 approved meteorites from Mauritania (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)

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