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Northwest Africa 730
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 730
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 730
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 150 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1613 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:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 193:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:Jun 1998
Latitude:30°20'N
Longitude:5°45'W
Mass (g):150
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23-27
Ferrosilite (mol%):19-25
Classifier:T. Mikouchi (UTok)
Type spec mass (g):15.4
Comments:An13-20; CPX: Fs9Wo44
Institutions
   and collections
UTok: Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan (institutional address; updated 5 Nov 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 20'N, 5° 45'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 20'N, 5° 45'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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