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Northwest Africa 020
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 020
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 020
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 64 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1612 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 9
  Line 20:
Origin or pseudonym:Tagmart
Place of purchase:Tagounite
Latitude:29°55'N
Longitude:5°35'W
Mass (g):64
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Classifier:S. Afanasiev and M. Ivanova (Vernad)
Type spec location:Vernad
Comments:NWA 019, 020, 021, and 023 are probably paired.; Purchased by S. Afanasiev, V. Kalachev, and D. Kachalin during a 1999 meteorite expedition in the Moroccan Sahara
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 55'N, 5° 35'W)
     Recommended::   (29° 55'N, 5° 35'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 73 approved meteorites from Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1386 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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