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Northwest Africa 724
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 724
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 724
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1200 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  LL3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 316 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 187:
Origin or pseudonym:Amzrou
Latitude:30°14'N
Longitude:5°52'W
Mass (g):1200
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Fayalite (mol%):2-39
Classifier:Ph. Gillet (ENSL) and J.-A. Barrat (UAng)
Type spec mass (g):42
Main mass:anonymous buyer
Institutions
   and collections
ENSL: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Laboratoire de Sciences de la Terre, 46 allée d'Italie 69364 Lyon Cedex, France (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
UAng: Université d'Angers, Faculté des Sciences, 2 bd Lavoisier, 49045 Angers Cedex, France (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 14'N, 5° 52'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 14'N, 5° 52'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 73 approved meteorites from Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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